wireless scan: 'ifconfig <iface> scan' hangs often
Sérgio de Almeida Lenzi
lenzi at k1.com.br
Tue Dec 9 12:51:55 PST 2008
Em Ter, 2008-12-09 às 12:31 -0800, Yuri escreveu:
> I use wireless with this device:
> ath0: <Atheros 5212> mem 0xcffe0000-0xcffeffff irq 16 at device 5.0 on pci0
> and very often (most of the times) 'ifconfig ath0 scan' hangs.
> First time I do scan it usually succeeds but the second and subsequent
> runs of
> this command hang in 50+% of cases.
> It hangs equally when I am trying to run this command when network is
> associated and running and down.
> Is this a bug in driver or what the problem might be?
try using ifconfig ath0 list scan
it will list the contents of the cache in the sip and never hangs....
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