# ifconfig ath0 down
# ifcondig ath0 up
ksh: ifcondig: not found
# ifconfig ath0 up
# dhclient ath0
ath0: DHCPACK from (00:00:24:cd:c6:01)
ath0: bound to -- renewal in 21600 seconds
# ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=60 time=130.032 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=60 time=163.518 ms
--- ping statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 130.032/146.775/163.518/16.743 ms
# dmesg | grep ath0*
mpath0 at root
scsibus0 at mpath0: 256 targets
ath0 at pci2 dev 0 function 0 "Atheros AR5212" rev 0x01: apic 1 int 17
ath0: AR5424 10.3 phy 6.1 rf5424 10.2 eeprom 5.3, WOR2W, address

On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 11:12 PM, Z Ero <zerotetrat...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Amd64. Fat fingers...
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 11:10 PM, Z Ero <zerotetrat...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I experience an intermittent issue with my Atheros wifi card or the
>> OpenBSD driver  for it on 6.2.
>> What happens is that it seems to drop out of the network ocassionally.
>> I am sitting in the same room as the access point so it can't be a
>> signal problem.
>> I have found that bringing the interface down and them back up and
>> renewing the DHCP lease seems to solve the problem.
>> Also, OpenBSD does not seem to realize the problem is solved until I
>> test the link with a ping.
>> E.g even after the interface is toggled on/off and the lease is
>> renewed firefox will still be waiting for a page to load until I ping.
>> That seems strange.
>> I wonder if it is a hardware / thermal problem with the card. The area
>> the card is in in my machine is pretty hot.
>> This is a pretty minor issue and I could try another wifi card sometime...
>> I am just wondering if anyone has any insight into other possible causes.
>> Thanks.

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