More if_ath churn coming your way!

Adrian Chadd adrian.chadd at
Sun Jan 23 06:01:52 UTC 2011

Make sure you're absolutely, positively not doing power saving stuff.

I'm quite certain the ar5416+ HAL is just not doing the right thing
re: power saving mode.


On 23 January 2011 13:55, Ian FREISLICH <ianf at> wrote:
> Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> I haven't changed anything on the AR9285 codebase that would account
>> for the above.
> That maybe.  The visible difference in behaviour is that when there's
> no traffic, the reported rate drops to 1Mbps.  As soon as there's
> traffic it jumps to 54Mbps.
>> Something to keep in mind with the AR9280/AR9285 support is that I've
>> seen it be -very- unpredictable - sometimes it's reliable off the bat,
>> sometimes it's not. You have to repeat it a few times to verify that
>> you've actually seen a change.
> So far, I've had instances where it's stopped transmitting or
> recieving.  It claims to remain associated, but restarting the wlan
> interface fails to reestablish the association and a list scan is
> empty.  It only seems to happen when the laptop is running on battery.
> Ian
> --
> Ian Freislich

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