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Ticket #2064 (new defect)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

Quick disconnects and reconnects randomly and after lots of them it won't reconnect anymore

Reported by: Assigned to:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: driver Version: trunk
Keywords: quick reconnects supplicant AR5416 Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


Hi, i've got a D-Link DWA-547, which shows up as "Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5416 802.11abgn Wireless PCI Adapter (rev 01)", and I have donwloaded and compiled the latest svn trunks (for the last 2 months) to make it work, but had not much luck, because the driver lets create the connection with the AP flawlessly, but then, after some minutes it has some quick disconnection and reconnection randomly. This happens for a few times until it disconnects definitively, so that I have to unload and reload the ath_pci kernel module to reconnect to the AP. I noticed that, when it has the quick disconnections, it prints these lines on /var/log/syslog :

Jul 18 10:07:22 bluedolphin NetworkManager: <info> Supplicant state changed: 0 Jul 18 10:07:25 bluedolphin NetworkManager: <info> Supplicant state changed: 1

for which, I think, it changes to state 0 when disconnects and to 1 when reconnects.

Plus, I don't know if it can have some influence on the whole thing, but, as you can see on the lspci output, the wifi card supports the "n-draft", while my AP is only "g".

Let me know if some more info is needed, and thanks for your attention. Regards

Change History

(in reply to: ↑ description ) 07/18/08 10:28:31 changed by

Sorry, forgot to mention I'm on a 64 bit linux distro (tried both Ubuntu and Fedora, but had the same issue)

Thanks again

(follow-up: ↓ 3 ) 07/28/08 16:53:47 changed by

+1 exactly the same problem for me

(in reply to: ↑ 2 ) 07/28/08 17:03:12 changed by

Replying to

+1 exactly the same problem for me

Sorry i have the same problem but lspci give me : AR242x 802.11abg

12/26/08 00:16:26 changed by anonymous

The same for me on Fedora Core 10 and Ubuntu 8.10 i686, my card: AR242x 802.11abg