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Ticket #1605 (new defect)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

slow connection with battery mode and tickless timer enabled

Reported by: Assigned to:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version:
Keywords: tickless, battery Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


Debian lenny,

Linux laptop 2.6.22-2-686 #1 SMP Fri Aug 31 00:24:01 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

the wlan connection speed went down too approx 10kByte/sec, when changing to battery mode. I disabled laptop-mode and had no power management turned on I know off.

The speed went up to full speed (600kByte/sec on my dsl) during mouse movement (probably interrupts)!

Everything works fine since I disabled tickles mode on the dernel command line: nohz=off

madwifi 0.9.2

from debian lenny


Change History

03/23/08 20:44:48 changed by anonymous

It seems to be a kernel problem. It is only present, if the C3 modes on my Pentium M 440 laptop is possible. I disabled it using max_cstate (which is not availible anymore for 2.6.24 with CPU_IDLE support).