wlan0 Interface seems to freeze.

Theodor Milkov zimage at del.bg
Mon Dec 9 04:30:51 EST 2002

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 02:12:59AM +1100, Chincogan Network Services Lists wrote:
> Hi List,
> I have a problem where my wlan0 interface seems to freeze, a dmesg shows pages and pages of this:
> wlan0: prism2_tx: hw not ready - skipping
> wlan0: prism2_tx: hw not ready - skipping
> Doing a "iwpriv wlan0 reset 1" does nothing, to fix this I have to restart pcmcia. Sometimes this problem will leave us for a couple of days other times this will happen multiple times a day.
> This afternoon I am going to change this card with a Dlink DWL-520 to see if that makes any difference.
> My Setup:
> Hostap 2002-10-12
> Kernel 2.4.19
> Pcmcia_cs 3.2.1
> Compaq WL-200
> Once I change the card I will not be using pcmcis_cs anymore as the DWL-520 is a PCI based prism 2.5 chipset.
> Does anyone have any ideas why this could be happening? I hope it goes away with the new card because it is really starting to get annoying.

Just to confirm the same problem here. My setup is very similar to

hostap 2002-10-12
kernel 2.4.18
pcmcia-cs 3.2.1
Compaq WL-200 (STA 1.4.9)

Ricoh PCI-PCMCIA adapter + Senao 2511 (STA 1.4.9) instead of WL-200
works just fine for weeks. So it must be something with WL-200s.

Kindest regards,

        Theodor Milkov        Network Administrator
        Davidov Net           Phone: +359 (2) 730158

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