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Ticket #1342 (new defect)

Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 15 years ago

Issues w/ mixed 11g/11b mode

Reported by: elaganowski@hotmail.com Assigned to:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version: v0.9.3
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:

Description (Last modified by mrenzmann)

Tried to research this issue to no avail.

I have hostapd w/ madwifi version 0.9.3 under 2.6.20.6

2 wireless clients: Thinkpad X60s w/ 11g card and Axim x51v w/ 11b card.

everything works fine when "iwpriv wlan0 mode 11b". When "iwpriv wlan0 mode auto" or "iwpriv wlan0 mode 11g" x60s client works fine, but x51v client connects, obtains an IP then disconnects immediately. I believe there is an issue with mixed 11g/b mode on madwifi side. Please correct me if I am wrong.

Info that some might find useful:

$ lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
wlan_tkip              11904  3
wlan_ccmp               7424  0
wlan_xauth              1536  0
wlan_scan_ap            4864  1
ath_pci                87456  0
ath_rate_sample        12288  1
wlan                  191428  7 wlan_tkip,wlan_ccmp,wlan_xauth,wlan_scan_ap,ath_pci,ath_rate_sample
ath_hal               189776  3 ath_pci,ath_rate_sample

dmesg:
<..>
ath_rate_sample: 1.2 (0.9.3)
ath_pci: 0.9.4.5 (0.9.3)
PCI: Enabling device 0000:01:00.0 (0000 -> 0002)
wifi0: 11a rates: 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
wifi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
wifi0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
wifi0: turboA rates: 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
wifi0: H/W encryption support: WEP AES AES_CCM TKIP
wifi0: mac 5.6 phy 4.1 5 GHz radio 1.7 2 GHz radio 2.3
wifi0: Use hw queue 1 for WME_AC_BE traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 0 for WME_AC_BK traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 2 for WME_AC_VI traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 3 for WME_AC_VO traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 8 for CAB traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 9 for beacons
wifi0: Atheros 5212: mem=0x14000000, irq=11
<..>

hostapd logs look the same regardless of 11b or 11g/auto configuration:

May 23 21:24:04 gatekeeper hostapd: wlan0: STA 00:09:2d:82:5a:eb IEEE 802.11: associated
May 23 21:24:05 gatekeeper hostapd: wlan0: STA 00:09:2d:82:5a:eb WPA: pairwise key handshake completed (WPA)
May 23 21:24:05 gatekeeper hostapd: wlan0: STA 00:09:2d:82:5a:eb IEEE 802.1X: authenticated - EAP type: 13 (TLS)
May 23 21:24:06 gatekeeper hostapd: wlan0: STA 00:09:2d:82:5a:eb WPA: group key handshake completed (WPA)

Change History

05/24/07 09:59:52 changed by mrenzmann

  • version set to v0.9.3.
  • description changed.