ath(4) problems after sam_wifi merge

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at
Tue Jun 19 04:21:54 UTC 2007

On 6/18/07, Ian FREISLICH <ianf at> wrote:
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>         ether 00:17:f2:50:66:16
>         inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (OFDM/24Mbps)
>         status: associated
>         ssid cluelan channel 13 (2472 Mhz 11g) bssid 00:11:50:0b:c5:a6
>         authmode WPA privacy ON deftxkey UNDEF TKIP 3:128-bit txpowmax 35
>         bmiss 7 scanvalid 60 bgscan bgscanintvl 300 bgscanidle 250
>         roam:rssi11g 14 roam:rate11g 5 protmode CTS burst roaming MANUAL
>         bintval 100
> In a MacBook Pro.  After recent wireless commits the interface has
> become somewhat unstable.  I'm using WPA with wpa_supplicant.
> Interestingly, it's more stable at home than at work.  The symptoms
> I see are that even though the interface has an IP address and there
> is a default route, after some time of inactivity I'll start seeing

Sam has committed a fix for the inactivity problem when wpa_supplicant
is used.  Have you pulled in that fix?

> "no route to host" error messages even though it thinks it's still
> associated with the AP.

Best Regards,

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