amd64/148078: wireless networking stops functioning
oliver.pntr at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 10:00:20 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR amd64/148078; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Oliver Pinter <oliver.pntr at gmail.com>
To: Paul Lambert <eb30750 at gmail.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: amd64/148078: wireless networking stops functioning
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 11:52:47 +0200
under 7.3-STABLE is the same problem, on boot +2-3 minutes the
networking is ok, but after 2-3 minutes, it going down. The soultion
ifconfig_ath0="DHCP WPA protmode rtscts mode 11g -bgscan -burst
channel 12 -powersave"
It's an ar5212 tp-link wlan card.
On 6/23/10, Paul Lambert <eb30750 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Synopsis: wireless networking stops functioning
>>Arrival-Date: Wed Jun 23 03:10:05 UTC 2010
>>Originator: Paul Lambert
>>Release: 8.1 prerelease
> FreeBSD BRSINC-VM02.local 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sat Nov 21
> 15:02:08 UTC 2009
> root at mason.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> I finally found time to work with Freebsd 8.0 release from last fall. After
> struggling to find the correct configuration I was able to get my wireless
> interface working just great. In an attempt to get Gnome 2.3 loaded I
> performed a freebsd-update to 8.1 prerelease. After running install and
> rebooting twice the system booted up with the wlan0 device stating
> "associated." However, no network response was forth coming. After
> researching this on the web I found a blog that stated to insert the line
> synchonous_dhclient="yes." I did and the network interface was able to
> perform pings and traceroutes. But when I went to download a new package
> the network froze. Again, I researched the web and found instructions to
> add if_vlan_load and vaps_ath0="wlan0". Adding these did not make matters
> any better. I then "rolled back" the Freebsd to 8.0 release and changed the
> conf files back and the network is up and running as expected.
> 8.0 release config files
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
> ssid="my wireless AP"
> psk="my AP password"
> upgrade to 8.1 prerelease
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