On Sunday 05 August 2007 23:11:33 you wrote: > Richard Jonsson wrote: > > Isn't Desired TX power supposed to adapt so that higher bitrates are > > possible, with Bit Rate going lower if that is not enough to keep a good > > connection? > > It should, but this feature is not yet implemented. I have some test code > to do this, but it is not ready. When it is, I'll send you a trial patch. > Check if your system has a file names > /sys/kernel/debug/bcm43xx/phyX/power_level. If it does, you can write new > values for the Desired power into it. Values up to 18 are allowed. > I see, and thank you for the tip. I thought power_level was read-only.
> > 11M mode is unusable at all distances, 12M works fine. This probably > > breaks rate scaling for me. > > Yes, it certainly would. My 4311 shows a little dip at 11 Mbs, but not as > big as yours. Is your AP using b/g mode, or just g mode? What is the make > and model of the AP? > It's a netgear wgt634u, most recent "stable" firmware, configured for B/G. > > "rmmod bcm43xx" when kde is running hangs rmmod and prevents a clean > > shutdown. I tried to find which program causes this while using bcm4301 > > driver, but so far no luck. System shuts down fine if I don't try to > > rmmod first. rmmod works fine from runlevel 3 aside from this message > > when inserting module again: > > "net eth1: device_rename: sysfs_create_symlink failed (-17)" > > On my system, I routinely unload the module using 'modprobe -r bcm43xx'. > Sometimes, it happens 20 or 30 times between reboots. These are always at > runlevel 5. Only once or twice has it not completed. Are you using > NetworkManager or using the traditional ifup/ifdown methods? > Networkmanager+knetworkmanager. killing these before rmmod doesn't help. > > Nitpicking: > > When changing bitrate manually it will not show up with iwconfig before > > any traffic has occured. > > This is a mac80211 problem. My original version of the patch that > implemented the "set rate" function loaded the new rate so that it would > show up immediately, but that part was nixed. Complain on > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Maybe I will. It's not that big of an issue, but still confusing for those unknowing. > > Sometimes iwconfig link quality shows values in the whole 0-255 range. > > Do the Signal and Noise levels show -256 dBm at the same time? If so, > mac80211 has not received any data. > Sometimes signal fluctuates at the same time, noise is pretty much always around -70dBm. I can't recall I've seen it show -256 for this driver. > Larry _______________________________________________ Bcm43xx-dev mailing list Bcm43xxfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/bcm43xx-dev