wlan0 transmit timeout?

mel kravitz melk at switchpwr.com
Tue May 13 10:15:09 EDT 2003


Kernel 2.4.21-rc2, Toshiba 6100, SMC 2632W pccard.
Built in hostap with kernel patch-dmesg say's: 
Linux version 2.4.21-rc2 (root at caseyw67) (gcc version 3.2.3 20030415
(Debian prerelease)) #2 Tue May 13 08:28:49 EDT 2003
<snip>
hostap_cs: 0.0.2 - 2003-05-03 (Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: CS_EVENT_CARD_INSERTION
prism2_config()
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=50 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 5.0, irq 4, io 0x0180-0x01bf
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_init()
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 8376 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x8002 v1.0.0
wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v0.3.0
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v0.7.6
wlan0: defaulting to host-based encryption as a workaround for firmware
bug in Host AP mode WEP
wlan0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a workaround for firmware bug in
Host AP mode WDS
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after configure wlan0 interface with ifconfig and iwconfig i get 
ability to 'ping' myself(box ip) but not any other box including the gw
box, mode is Ad-Hoc or Mansged nothing works here:(
dmesg says-'transmit timed out?'
prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 1
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=1 (Connected)
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=1 (Connected)
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus=1 (Connected)
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:00:00:00:00:00
Setting ALC off
Setting TX power to 15 dBm
wlan0: prism2_open
prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 1 -> 2
wlan0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wlan0: LinkStatus: BSSID=44:44:44:44:44:44
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
NETDEV WATCHDOG: wlan0: transmit timed out
wlan0 Tx timed out! Resetting card
wlan0: CMD=010b EVSTAT=8000 OFFSET0=0000 OFFSET1=0000 SWSUPPORT0=8a32
wlan0: scheduled card reset
hostap_cs: wlan0: resetting card
prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
prism2_hw_init()
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 8459 iterations
prism2_tx_timeout: wake up queue
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
wlan0: TXEXC - status=0x0004 ([Discon]) tx_control=000c
   retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0108 (Data::0 ToDS)
   A1=44:44:44:44:44:44 A2=00:04:e2:07:d0:f5 A3=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
A4=00:00:00:00:00:00
-sorry for the volume e-mail, any suggestions welcome.
-Mel




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