wpi -- periodic disconnections

Andrew Thompson thompsa at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 5 04:00:34 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 07:14:19PM -0800, Sam Leffler wrote:
> Pietro Cerutti wrote:
>> Andrew Thompson wrote:
>>> I have a WIP patch that may help, please give this a go.
>>> http://citylink.unixathome.org/~thompsa/wpi_testing8.diff
>>> Its the combination of several peoples work and I am planning to send it
>>> out again later in the week after some more review.
>> Hello,
>> your patch helps, partially:
>> - I've had a disconnection after a few minutes:
>> Michael MIC failure wireless event: keyix=0 src_addr=00:1a:70:47:cc:5c
>> Michael MIC failure detected
>> - I've been able to reconnect without kld-reloading the module, by
>> killing and restarting wpa_supplicant
> Something is corrupting data on rx; it is unlikely you are getting MIC 
> errors.

I have noticed in some of my wpi tracelogs that some frames are rejected as not
being to the bss with one or two octets of the mac address being
incorrect. The variation suggests its not just a rouge station with a
similar mac.


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