wlan disappears on rum0

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 03:05:35 PST 2008

On 11/28/08, Christoph Kukulies <kuku at kukulies.org> wrote:
> I start an
> ifconfig rum0 inet mediaopt hostap ssid MySID wepmode on
> wepkey 0x01020304050607080910111213 weptxkey 1 channel 1
> and it seems that after a day or a night the wlan is gone. No SSID is
> being seen in the air.
> I then manually start it again and the wlan is up again.
> I have no idea right now when it disappears or why.
> Could it be that some nightly periodic is causing this?
> --
> Christoph Kukulies
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There are some logs?
Workaround is to teach devd.conf(5) to start it again every time when
it disappears.
But it works in this way only if rum0 interface gets down when SSID dissapears.
It could be also bug in the driver or in the usb, who knows ...


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