WLAN: known issues and how to help - uptime test - more results

Philip Rhoades phil at pricom.com.au
Sun Feb 8 23:18:39 CET 2009


Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Philip Rhoades wrote:
>>> Could you please also do an iwlist scan when WLAN is happy and
>>> again when it isn't ?
>> Done.
> Thanks ! Only one AP after you lose connectivity. This almost
> certainly means that you hit the/an assertion.

Not necessarily - it was the middle of the night in Sydney - some people 
in this apartment building seem to turn their APs off when not in use.

> I reported this to Atheros when we first ran into it but haven't
> gotten a clear response on the issue yet. Maybe next week. From what
> I've heard from others, this is a known issue.


> If you could run a kernel with the WLAN debugging patch, that would
> confirm the diagnosis and would indicate if the firmware blows up at
> a place different from what I saw in my channel change experiments.

Can't get it to boot with wlan-trial-20090206.uImage at the moment . .


Philip Rhoades

GPO Box 3411
Sydney NSW	2001
E-mail:  phil at pricom.com.au

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