Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread John Baldwin
On Monday, October 21, 2013 6:29:24 pm Adrian Chadd wrote: The NDISulator is a crutch from a time when there wasn't _any_ real alternative. There are plenty of alternatives now. What's lacking is desire and person-power. But the datasheets are there, or the vendor code has been released, or

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Eitan Adler
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: If there are drivers that people absolutely need fixed then they should stand up and say hey, I really would like X to work better! and then follow it up with some encouraging incentives. Right now the NDISulator lets

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
On 23 October 2013 11:09, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: Eh, having taken a stab at porting the bwl blob already, I would strongly oppose removing NDIS. If you do that I will just stop using my netbook with a Broadcom part altogether as I wouldn't be able to use it to try to test bwl

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Alfred Perlstein
On 10/23/13 11:11 AM, Adrian Chadd wrote: On 23 October 2013 11:09, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: Eh, having taken a stab at porting the bwl blob already, I would strongly oppose removing NDIS. If you do that I will just stop using my netbook with a Broadcom part altogether as I

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Alfred Perlstein
On 10/23/13 7:23 AM, John Baldwin wrote: On Monday, October 21, 2013 6:29:24 pm Adrian Chadd wrote: The NDISulator is a crutch from a time when there wasn't _any_ real alternative. There are plenty of alternatives now. What's lacking is desire and person-power. But the datasheets are there, or

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
Because the Linux stuff is mostly very GPL. Adrian On Oct 23, 2013 2:15 PM, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: On 10/23/13 11:11 AM, Adrian Chadd wrote: On 23 October 2013 11:09, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: Eh, having taken a stab at porting the bwl blob already, I would

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread John Baldwin
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 2:11:29 pm Adrian Chadd wrote: On 23 October 2013 11:09, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: Eh, having taken a stab at porting the bwl blob already, I would strongly oppose removing NDIS. If you do that I will just stop using my netbook with a Broadcom

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
And the link momentum is strong now. There's driver source. Adrian On Oct 23, 2013 2:41 PM, John Baldwin j...@freebsd.org wrote: On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 2:11:29 pm Adrian Chadd wrote: On 23 October 2013 11:09, Alfred Perlstein bri...@mu.org wrote: Eh, having taken a stab at

Re: 9.2-STABLE r255918 with GENERIC and iwn - core dump

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, Please try this: http://people.freebsd.org/~adrian/ath/20131023-net80211-txmgt-locking-2.diff It implements what I think is the mostly-right fix: * remove the node reference in the callout, it's actually not freaking needed! * grab the ic lock when doing the timeout callout, ensuring

Re: 9.2-STABLE r255918 with GENERIC and iwn - core dump

2013-10-23 Thread claudiu vasadi
Hi, Still getting the Cannot reset interface wlan0 - exit status 1 in wifimgr but no crash yet. Will keep trying :D On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, Please try this: http://people.freebsd.org/~adrian/ath/20131023-net80211-txmgt-locking-2.diff

Re: 9.2-STABLE r255918 with GENERIC and iwn - core dump

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
On 23 October 2013 13:10, claudiu vasadi claudiu.vas...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Still getting the Cannot reset interface wlan0 - exit status 1 in wifimgr but no crash yet. Will keep trying :D I have no idea about that. It's likely there's some net80211/iwn bug(s) but I don't use wifimgr so I

Re: 9.2-STABLE r255918 with GENERIC and iwn - core dump

2013-10-23 Thread claudiu vasadi
Understood. Will do so. On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 10:12 PM, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: On 23 October 2013 13:10, claudiu vasadi claudiu.vas...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Still getting the Cannot reset interface wlan0 - exit status 1 in wifimgr but no crash yet. Will keep trying :D

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Thomas Mueller
On 23 October 2013 13:10, claudiu vasadi claudiu.vas...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Still getting the Cannot reset interface wlan0 - exit status 1 in wifimgr but no crash yet. Will keep trying :D I have no idea about that. It's likely there's some net80211/iwn bug(s) but I

Re: [rfc] removing the NDISulator

2013-10-23 Thread Vincent Hoffman
On 23/10/2013 18:35, Eitan Adler wrote: On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: If there are drivers that people absolutely need fixed then they should stand up and say hey, I really would like X to work better! and then follow it up with some encouraging

service netif restart [iface] runs a wpa_supplicant twice

2013-10-23 Thread clutton
What is the best way to restart a wireless stack? A command ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0 starts the wpa_supplicant by itself. It means that the netif script runs the wpa_supplicant twice, always. Is it ok? There is my debug during booting: [netif.network_common()] START:

Re: service netif restart [iface] runs a wpa_supplicant twice

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
.. that needs to be fixed. It definitely shouldn't be started twice! -adrian On 23 October 2013 16:56, clutton clut...@zoho.com wrote: What is the best way to restart a wireless stack? A command ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0 starts the wpa_supplicant by itself. It means that the

Re: [IWN] Review

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, Ok. I've reviewed this stuff in more depth. Split-6 is still way too big to commit as one commit. I was also hoping that we could get the updated hardware support into this without necessarily adding the PAN support. But, you're the one driving this, so it's up to you. :) * There's

Re: [IWN] Review

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
.. and I've just done the if_iwn_debug.h stuff, so you should update your patchset to include that. Thanks, -adrian On 23 October 2013 17:43, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, Ok. I've reviewed this stuff in more depth. Split-6 is still way too big to commit as one commit.

Re: service netif restart [iface] runs a wpa_supplicant twice

2013-10-23 Thread clutton
Indeed. I have looked at a sys/net80211 and at a sys/dev/ath. But I still have no idea which one triggers rc script and how on the earth it can be done. On Wed, 2013-10-23 at 16:57 -0700, Adrian Chadd wrote: . that needs to be fixed. It definitely shouldn't be started twice! -adrian

Re: service netif restart [iface] runs a wpa_supplicant twice

2013-10-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
IT's not. It's devd doing something dumb. -a On 23 October 2013 21:30, clutton clut...@zoho.com wrote: Indeed. I have looked at a sys/net80211 and at a sys/dev/ath. But I still have no idea which one triggers rc script and how on the earth it can be done. On Wed, 2013-10-23 at 16:57