ath(4) problems after sam_wifi merge

Ian FREISLICH ianf at clue.co.za
Tue Jun 19 05:13:11 UTC 2007


"Sepherosa Ziehau" wrote:
> On 6/18/07, Ian FREISLICH <ianf at clue.co.za> wrote:
> > ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> >         ether 00:17:f2:50:66:16
> >         inet 10.0.0.18 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 10.0.0.255
> >         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?

I'm not sure when this commit was made.  My last build was done on
Saturday.  Further investigation shows that it's dhclient renewing
leases.  Sometimes it gets the new lease, but then stops working.
I'll fetch and build a more recent current today and see how it
goes.

Jun 18 15:27:28 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to DOWN
Jun 18 15:27:39 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to UP
Jun 18 15:27:45 apple dhclient: New IP Address (ath0): 10.0.0.18
Jun 18 15:27:45 apple dhclient: New Subnet Mask (ath0): 255.255.255.0
Jun 18 15:27:45 apple dhclient: New Broadcast Address (ath0): 10.0.0.255
Jun 18 15:27:45 apple dhclient: New Routers (ath0): 10.0.0.1
Jun 18 15:35:29 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to DOWN
Jun 18 15:35:40 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to UP
Jun 18 15:35:47 apple dhclient: New IP Address (ath0): 10.0.0.18
Jun 18 15:35:47 apple dhclient: New Subnet Mask (ath0): 255.255.255.0
Jun 18 15:35:47 apple dhclient: New Broadcast Address (ath0): 10.0.0.255
Jun 18 15:35:47 apple dhclient: New Routers (ath0): 10.0.0.1
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to DOWN
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to UP
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple dhclient: New IP Address (ath0): 10.0.0.18
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple dhclient: New Subnet Mask (ath0): 255.255.255.0
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple dhclient: New Broadcast Address (ath0): 10.0.0.255
Jun 18 15:43:26 apple dhclient: New Routers (ath0): 10.0.0.1
Jun 18 16:22:29 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to DOWN
Jun 18 16:22:40 apple kernel: ath0: link state changed to UP

Ian

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Ian Freislich



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