Call for Test and Review: bwn(4) - another Broadcom Wireless
ianf at clue.co.za
Wed Jun 2 09:25:10 UTC 2010
> Hi, with yesterday's CURRENT my bwn works partially.
> this is my hardware
> siba_bwn0 at pci0:4:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x04b514e4 chip=0x431514e4
> rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
> vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
> device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
> class = network
> it works with WPA ap without destroy/re-create wlan0
> , but it's unstable, at the first time it works, it goes forth and
> back between "associated" and "no carrier",
> the other times it stay associated but network is down.
> and this usually followed by system freeze if I `/etc/rc.d/netif restart` later.
> and it never get associated with a open ap.
I'm seeing something similar with my hardware with recent current.
It associates but I get massive packet loss to my router over the
--- 10.0.2.1 ping statistics ---
425 packets transmitted, 195 packets received, 54.1% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 1.460/2.894/86.417/8.110 ms
siba_bwn0 at pci0:1:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x1508103c chip=0x431514e4 rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation'
device = 'Broadcom Wireless b/g (BCM4315/BCM22062000)'
class = network
cap 01 = powerspec 3 supports D0 D1 D2 D3 current D0
cap 09 = vendor (length 120)
cap 05[e8] = MSI supports 1 message, 64 bit enabled with 1 message
cap 10[d0] = PCI-Express 1 endpoint max data 128(128) link x1(x1)
Current of May 15 works reliably. I'll try to search for the
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