On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 12:16:53PM -0300, Thiago Farina wrote:
> 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)
> >>> ADDR AID CHAN RATE RSSI IDLE TXSEQ RXSEQ CAPS FLAG
> >>> 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.
Typo? urtw(4) supports Realtek RTL8187L, not urtwn(4).
> Thiago Farina
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