Experiences with ath(4)

Lukas Ertl l.ertl at univie.ac.at
Sat Jul 5 13:34:46 PDT 2003

On Sat, 6 Jul 2003, Andrew Thompson wrote:

> On Sun, 2003-07-06 at 05:30, Lukas Ertl wrote:
> >
> > Ok, I've investigated this further. The strange thing is: whenever the
> > connections to the outside drop, I can ping and connect to any host in my
> > LAN (, but I _cannot_ ping from the WLAN client,
> > which is the inside interface of the ADSL router and thus the default
> > route. I can't explain why. "ifconfig ath0 down && ifconfig ath0 up"
> > solves this lock-up. Could this be a driver bug?
> You could look at 'arp -a' and 'route get' to make sure its
> sending to the right mac address and out the right interface.

Yes, I've already done that. "arp -an" shows a correct arp table, and
"route get" hangs until the connection is up again, but I guess
the route is ok.


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