AP system goes to "sleep".

Yuchung Cheng ycheng at cs.ucsd.edu
Fri Feb 28 05:03:47 EST 2003


802.11 spec says AP should never sleep.

On 02-27-2003, tanyh at bii.a-star.edu.sg wrote:
> hi,
> 
> i just started setting up an AP on an old compaq pc
> and i kept getting the system goes to "suspend" or "sleep"
> mode.
> 
> when that happens, all wireless clients are not reachable. 
> the wireless network just crippled. :(
> 
> anyone got a suggestion for this problem?
> i'm looking into the kernel ACPI options now, 
> and the compaq bios to disable power saving.
> 
> any possible chance if i shld try "cardctl resume" ??
> 
> i'll only get to access the old pc again on coming Saturday, 
> so now i'm collecting all possible solution(s). :)
> glad for any input from anyone. thanks in advance! ;)
> 
> 
> cheers,
> Yanghwee.



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