misc/153448: ath networking device loses association after a while
yuri at tsoft.com
Sat Dec 25 20:30:15 UTC 2010
>Synopsis: ath networking device loses association after a while
>Arrival-Date: Sat Dec 25 20:30:14 UTC 2010
>Release: 8.1-STABLE amd64
ath0 device when it has been connected to the wireless network for a long time (days) loses 'associated' state without an apparent reason. WEP security is used.
Nothing gets logged in system log.
Repeating the command 'ifconfig wlan0 ssid "my-ssid" weptxkey 1 deftxkey 1 wepmode on wepkey 0xXXXXXXXXXX up' restores connection.
Its possible (although I don't know for sure) that WiFi router is rebooted at this time. But this shouldn't cause it to disconnect.
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