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Ticket #1806 (new defect)

Opened 11 years ago

Error setting retry parameter on atheros AR5212/5123

Reported by: nb@cogisys.fr Assigned to:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: tools Version: v0.9.4
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:

Description

I have an error when setting the retry parameter. The error is the same on the two stations (Cisco Aironet PCI interface or Trend PCI interface). We used madwifi 0.9.4 and a mandriva 2008 with a 2.6.22.9 kernel.

Is it possible to set up the retry parameter with the Atheros AR5212/ AR5213 device ? If yes, how to do ?

Regards

Hereafter you can see the trace for the two stations

ROUTEUR_M station


[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# lspci -s 00:0d -nn -m -v Device: 00:0d.0 Class: Ethernet controller [0200] Vendor: Atheros Communications, Inc. [168c] Device: AR5212/AR5213 Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor [0013] SVendor: AIRONET Wireless Communications [14b9] SDevice: Unknown device [cc21] Rev: 01

[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# iwconfig -v iwconfig Wireless-Tools version 29

Compatible with Wireless Extension v11 to v22.

Kernel Currently compiled with Wireless Extension v22.

ath0 Recommend Wireless Extension v13 or later,

Currently compiled with Wireless Extension v22.

[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# iwconfig ath0 ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"vlanqos30" Nickname:"ROUTEUR_M"

Mode:Managed Frequency:2.447 GHz Access Point: 00:1C:B0:EA:4B:B0 Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=off Sensitivity=1/1 Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Encryption key:off Power Management:off Link Quality=41/70 Signal level=-52 dBm Noise level=-93 dBm Rx invalid nwid:1732276 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0 Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# iwconfig ath0 retry 10 Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

SET failed on device ath0 ; Operation not supported.

[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# iwconfig ath0 retry lifetime 50m Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

invalid argument "50m".

[root@ROUTEUR_M vlan]# iwconfig ath0 retry min limit 5 Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

invalid argument "5".

ROUTEUR_1 station


[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]# lspci -s 01:05 -m -nn -vv Device: 01:05.0 Class: Ethernet controller [0200] Vendor: Atheros Communications, Inc. [168c] Device: AR5212/AR5213 Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor [0013] SVendor: Atheros Communications, Inc. [168c] SDevice: TRENDnet TEW-443PI Wireless PCI Adapter [2051] Rev: 01

[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]# iwconfig ath0 ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"vlanqos31" Nickname:"ROUTEUR_1"

Mode:Managed Frequency:2.447 GHz Access Point: 00:1C:B0:EA:4B:B0 Bit Rate:54 Mb/s Tx-Power:18 dBm Sensitivity=1/1 Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Encryption key:off Power Management:off Link Quality=45/70 Signal level=-50 dBm Noise level=-95 dBm Rx invalid nwid:1954727 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0 Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]#iwconfig -v iwconfig Wireless-Tools version 29

Compatible with Wireless Extension v11 to v22.

Kernel Currently compiled with Wireless Extension v22.

ath0 Recommend Wireless Extension v13 or later,

Currently compiled with Wireless Extension v22.

[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]#iwconfig ath0 retry 10 Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

SET failed on device ath0 ; Operation not supported.

[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]# iwconfig ath0 retry lifetime 300m Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

invalid argument "300m".

[root@ROUTEUR_1 vlan]# iwconfig ath0 retry min limit 5 Error for wireless request "Set Retry Limit" (8B28) :

invalid argument "5".