is my slow for this ? hostap related
spawk at acm.poly.edu
Wed May 20 23:44:16 UTC 2009
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 07:27, Mel Flynn wrote:
>> Hi Nenhum,
>> On Monday 18 May 2009 01:08:09 Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
>>> I have an atheros wlan card:
>>> ath0 at pci0:0:11:0: class=0x020000 card=0x3a131186 chip=0x0013168c
>>> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>>> vendor = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
>>> device = 'AR5212, AR5213 802.11a/b/g Wireless Adapter'
>>> class = network
>>> subclass = ethernet
>>> May 17 13:19:36 floyd kernel: ath0: stuck beacon; resetting (bmiss count
>>> May 17 13:20:07 floyd last message repeated 89 times
>>> May 17 13:22:08 floyd last message repeated 376 times
>>> I've read this:
>>> and I'm thinking my pc is slow for the job, as said.
>>> floyd# cat dmesg.today
>>> Copyright (c) 1992-2009 The FreeBSD Project.
>>> Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
>>> The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
>>> FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
>>> FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT #0: Tue May 5 23:08:28 BRT 2009
>>> root at floyd.apartnet:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/Floyd8
>>> WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
>> Read /usr/src/UPDATING about WITNESS options and which to delete from
> I did, both read and recompile ... no good.
> I put:
> ral0 at pci0:0:11:0: class=0x028000 card=0x3a711186 chip=0x03021814 rev=0x00
> vendor = 'Ralink Technology, Corp'
> device = 'RT2525 2.4GHz transceiver + RT2560 MAC/BBP wireless a/b'
> class = network
> on there, no good also. is slow in the beginning, and then dies forever.
> I tried on a 950MHz duron and got the same results (atheros card only).
> unfortunately I can't test this duron anymore as it died from bad PSU.
> what made atheros happy was a Core 2 Duo, 2.66GHz at work. faster
> downloads and no even one of those lines :(
> too bad I just have an AthlonXP I can use as AP :(
> and soekris in future would be a way, now I think is slow as well ...
>> kernel. I think once you turn those options off, your machine should be
>> to handle this, though I wouldn't run anything else on it. On a single
>> 686, I got these occasionally, when backups were done over gigabit and a
>> was playing on it. I've since reconfigured the machine as dedicated media
>> server and replaced the router with a headless 3Ghz 686, also running
>> This is overkill for my home network, though.
I don't think your CPU is at fault. While I don't have any Crusoes, I
have several machines, ranging from Pentiums running at 200 MHz to
Pentium IIIs running at 933 MHz, with AR5212 cards in them. They run
7.0-, 7.1-, and 7.2-RELEASE. While I do get some "stuck beacon" and
"device timeout" messages on them, they can all push at least 2 MB/s on
the AR5212 cards, and I am assuming that your Crusoe is faster than a
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