[6.0 beta3] problem with cvsup and wifi (iwi)

Darren Pilgrim dmp at bitfreak.org
Sun Sep 4 21:42:29 PDT 2005

> From: Pascal Hofstee [mailto:caelian at gmail.com] 
> On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 18:07 -0700, Darren Pilgrim wrote:
> > There is an issue with either the iwi driver or Damien Bergamini's 
> > firmware that result in the device crashing and/or losing 
> the network 
> > under heavy packet load.  I'm having the same issue here with the 
> > 2915. I can trigger it using cvsup or SSH-forwarded X sessions.
> i am not exactly knowlegable on the matter .. but considering 
> i experience the same cvsup behavior on my if_ral interface 
> .. i am more inclined to believe it's an issue somewhere in 
> the underlying framework than it is in a specific driver.

Except that it doesn't happen when I use my ath card.  If it is the
framework, I'd be more inclined toward it being the result of iwi, iwp
and ral being newer, externally maintained and less tightly integrated
with net80211.

I seem to recall Sam Leffler saying something to the effect that Damien
Bergamini hasn't kept up with the moving target of that Sam's work on

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