Can you please paste the vmstat -i output?


adrian

On 9 June 2013 06:53, Lyubomir Yotov <l.yo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> After restart from Windows and working wireless the number of interrupts
> increases and the rate increases. After next restart (the ath0 times out)
> the interrupts increase but the rate is going down.
> I noticed that after restart from Windows and working wifi if I restart
> /etc/rc.d/netif the wifi is working again. If I shutdown wlan0 and bring it
> up again then I wlan0 doesn't get address but ath0 is not timing out. I can
> still get a list with the available APs around.
>
> Regards,
>
> Lyubo
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On 8 June 2013 18:28, Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hm!
>>
>> Ok, this should be working. I frequently test (read: every other day)
>> with the AR5416. But you're not the first person to report this bug.
>>
>>
>> Unfortunately when this happens, the interrupts aren't actually making
>> it to the OS.
>>
>> Can you check the output of vmstat -i whilst you're doing it? The ath0
>> counter should be increasing.
>>
>>
>>
>> adrian
>>
>> On 8 June 2013 06:49, Lyubomir Yotov <l.yo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I have a Thinkpad T60 with dual boot between Windows XP and FreeBSD
>> > 9.1-Release:
>> >
>> > uname -a
>> > FreeBSD T60.workgroup 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243826: Tue
>> > Dec
>> > 4 06:55:39 UTC 2012
>> > r...@obrian.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
>> > i386
>> >
>> > I am trying to use my wifi card which is:
>> >
>> > dmesg
>> > ....
>> > ath0: <Atheros 5416> mem 0xedf00000-0xedf0ffff irq 17 at device 0.0 on
>> > pci3
>> > ath0: AR5418 mac 12.10 RF5133 phy 8.1
>> > ....
>> >
>> > pciconf -lv
>> > ....
>> > ath0@pci0:3:0:0:        class=0x028000 card=0x0033168c chip=0x0024168c
>> > rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>> >     vendor     = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
>> >     device     = 'AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter'
>> >     class      = network
>> > .....
>> >
>> > I followed several HOW-TOs in order to make it work. Unfortunately I it
>> > is
>> > working only after I reboot from my Windows installation (regardless of
>> > the
>> > position of the wifi switch on the front panel of the notebook). After
>> > restart from Windows everything is fine - the wifi associates with the
>> > AP
>> > and I can use it. If I reboot the system during the boot and afterwards
>> > I
>> > constantly get:
>> >
>> > ath0: device timeout
>> >
>> > When I get the device status through ifconfig I can see that ath0 is
>> > associated but wlan0 is not associated.
>> >
>> > ifconfig ath0
>> > ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
>> > 2290
>> >         ether 00:19:7e:91:xx:xx
>> >         nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
>> >         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g
>> >         status: associated
>> >
>> > ifconfig wlan0
>> > wlan0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu
>> > 1500
>> >         ether 00:19:7e:91:xx:xx
>> >         nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
>> >         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
>> >         status: no carrier
>> >         ssid "" channel 5 (2432 MHz 11g)
>> >         regdomain 98 indoor ecm authmode WPA privacy ON deftxkey UNDEF
>> >         txpower 20 bmiss 7 scanvalid 450 bgscan bgscanintvl 300
>> > bgscanidle
>> > 250
>> >         roam:rssi 7 roam:rate 5 protmode CTS wme burst roaming MANUAL
>> >
>> >
>> > In /var/log/messages I get:
>> >
>> > Jun  8 16:39:16 PC wpa_supplicant[3463]: Trying to associate with
>> > 54:e6:fc:ae:xx:xx (SSID='access1' freq=2432 MHz)
>> > Jun  8 16:39:20 PC kernel: ath0: device timeout
>> > Jun  8 16:39:26 PC wpa_supplicant[3463]: Authentication with
>> > 54:e6:fc:ae:xx:xx timed out.
>> >
>> > If I scan for wireless networks I get a list and my ap is in the list
>> >
>> > ifconfig wlan0 scan
>> > SSID/MESH ID    BSSID              CHAN RATE   S:N     INT CAPS
>> > net1      00:11:11:01:xx:xx    6   54M -68:-96  100 EP
>> > 5edf9c          70:71:bc:26:xx:xx   11   54M -68:-96  100 EP   WPS WPA
>> > WME
>> > access1       54:e6:fc:ae:xx:xx    5   54M -66:-96  100 EP   WPA HTCAP
>> > WME
>> >
>> >
>> > In rc.local I have:
>> >
>> > wlans_ath0="wlan0"
>> > ifconfig_wlan0="WPA DHCP"
>> >
>> > In wpa_supplicant I have:
>> >
>> > ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
>> > eapol_version=2
>> > ap_scan=1
>> > fast_reauth=1
>> >
>> > network={
>> >         ssid="access1"
>> >         psk="secret1"
>> >         priority=5
>> > }
>> > network={
>> >         ssid="access2"
>> >         psk="secret2"
>> >         priority=5
>> > }
>> >
>> > I searched the net for solution to my problem but I couldn't find one.
>> > Can
>> > you help me with this?
>> >
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Lyubomir
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