On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 11:36 PM, Adrian Chadd <adr...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 7 September 2014 19:16, Thiago Farina <tfrans...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Nathan Whitehorn
>> <nwhiteh...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> I've been having some issues with connection stability in urtwn for several
>>> months. The usual symptom is that after some period of time the connection
>>> will apparently stall. If I'm running ping continuously, for instance, it
>>> will at some point stop receiving replies. Then, sometime later, immediately
>>> if I use the "reassociate" command in wpa_cli, the connection will fix
>>> itself and all the packets I didn't get earlier get delivered at once:
>>> hundreds of ping replies, for instance, some with time stamps minutes in the
>>> past. No data is actually lost, though.
>>> I think the issue is that the driver does not actually support powersave
>>> mode (maybe it should?) but reports to the AP that it does:
>>>> ifconfig wlan0 list sta (this is on the AP)
>>> 80:1f:02:cc:47:a9    1   11  11M  8.5    0   5526  55712 EPS AE      RSN
>>> I don't know enough about wireless to fix this, but the AP waiting for a
>>> powersave poll and never getting one seems consistent with the problem.
>> I think what you are relating here is what I observed recently too.
>> Sorry, I'm new to FreeBSD. Just installed it recently, and I noticed
>> that after I left it idle (I went to do something for some hours) for
>> some time it lost the connection. Only rebooting makes it connect
>> again to my network.
> Which NIC are you seeing this on?
Mine is urtwn0: Realtek RTL8187L from my Gateway laptop.

Thiago Farina
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