On Wednesday 12 September 2007 23:44:19 nollan wrote: > Hi List! > > I've got a really annoying problem with my wireless connection from my > FreeBSD Gateway to the WAN-router (Yes, the gateway connect to the WAN > via wireless :(. ). The setup works fine until the carrier is lost > (maybe weak signal), then it refuses to pick the connection up again, > resulting in a non-working gateway. Then I have to flush ipfw, dhclient > ath0 and restart natd to make it all work again. If I keep the > connection busy (i.e. ping -i 5 gateway), it all works fine, no carrier > is lost. Shouldn't it be possible for the setup to regain carrier > automatically when it's lost? > > My setup: > > 1: > rc.conf: > gateway_enable="YES" > dhclient_program="/sbin/dhclient" > dhclient_flags="" > > firewall_enable="YES" > firewall_script="/etc/rc.firewall" > firewall_type="OPEN" > > natd_enable="YES" > natd_interface="ath0" > natd_flags="-f /etc/natd.conf" (same_ports yes - use_sockets yes - > dynamic yes) > > ifconfig_ath0="ssid ZyXEL DHCP wepmode on weptxkey 1 wepkey 1:0x....."
Have you tried wpa_supplicant(8)? If I understand correctly your interface isn't marked as 'down', so re-initialization doesn't occur. wpa_supplicant might pick up on it. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"