AP stops working?

spider spider at klanica.co.yu
Fri Aug 13 08:27:03 EDT 2004


Friday, August 13, 2004, 2:20:32 PM, you wrote:

sgc> This has happened to me a few times now, everything is running fine,
sgc> hosts associate with the AP, then suddenly no one can associate with
sgc> it. The hosts all see it out there, but they cant associate to it.
sgc> There are no error messages (that Im aware of) and generally I have
sgc> been rebooting to fix the problem.

sgc> I have:
sgc> DWL-520 HW/E1 (Prism 2.5 - no firmware)
sgc> hostap_pci  driver 0.2.0
sgc> Kernel 2.4.26-1-k6 from debian testing.
sgc> wireless-tools 26+27pre22-1 from debian testing

sgc> Does anyone have any suggestions to fix this?


I have simmilar problem for some time...

My card is Senao 200mW PCMCIA with pci adapter, here is some debug
info:


Aug 12 15:40:44 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending disassociation info to STA 00:40:f4:95:7e:59(last=32797056, jiffies=32827156)
Aug 12 15:40:45 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending deauthentication info to STA 00:40:f4:95:7e:59(last=32797056, jiffies=32827256)
Aug 12 15:40:46 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending disassociation info to STA 00:06:25:26:40:79(last=32797288, jiffies=32827388)
Aug 12 15:40:47 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending deauthentication info to STA 00:06:25:26:40:79(last=32797288, jiffies=32827488)
Aug 12 15:40:55 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending disassociation info to STA 00:04:e2:78:b1:b6(last=32798174, jiffies=32828274)
Aug 12 15:40:56 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending deauthentication info to STA 00:04:e2:78:b1:b6(last=32798174, jiffies=32828374)
Aug 12 15:40:58 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending disassociation info to STA 00:0c:41:5a:52:20(last=32798492, jiffies=32828592)
Aug 12 15:40:59 tweeg kernel: wifi0: sending deauthentication info to STA 00:0c:41:5a:52:20(last=32798492, jiffies=32828692)
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: wifi0: transmit timed out
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: wifi0 Tx timed out! Resetting card
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: wifi0: CMD=010b EVSTAT=0000 OFFSET0=0000 OFFSET1=0000 SWSUPPORT0=8a32
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: wifi0: scheduled card reset
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: hostap_cs: wifi0: resetting card
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
Aug 12 15:41:33 tweeg kernel: prism2_hw_init: initialized in 190 ms



Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: wifi0: transmit timed out
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: wifi0 Tx timed out! Resetting card
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: wifi0: CMD=010b EVSTAT=0000 OFFSET0=0000 OFFSET1=0000 SWSUPPORT0=8a32
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: wifi0: scheduled card reset
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: hostap_cs: wifi0: resetting card
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: prism2_pccard_cor_sreset: original COR 41
Aug 13 08:01:43 tweeg kernel: prism2_hw_init: initialized in 190 ms
Aug 13 08:01:45 tweeg kernel: wifi0: 00:40:f4:95:7e:59 auth_cb - alg=0 trans#=2 status=0 - STA authenticated
Aug 13 08:01:45 tweeg kernel: wifi0: 00:40:f4:95:7e:59 assoc_cb - STA associated



Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'

NICID: id=0x800c v1.0.0 (PRISM II (2.5) PCMCIA (SST parallel flash))
PRIID: id=0x0015 v1.1.1
STAID: id=0x001f v1.7.4 (station firmware)


/proc/net/hostap/wlan0/debug
next_txfid=1 next_alloc=1
FID: tx=0134 intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=0149 intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=015E intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=0173 intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=0188 intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=019D intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=01B2 intransmit=FFFF
FID: tx=01C7 intransmit=FFFF
FW TX rate control: 0
beacon_int=100
dtim_period=1
wds_max_connections=16
dev_enabled=1
sw_tick_stuck=0
pri_only=0
pci=0
sram_type=-1
no_pri=0

/proc/net/hostap/wlan0/ap_debug 
BridgedUnicastFrames=129769
BridgedMulticastFrames=107246
max_inactivity=300
bridge_packets=1
nullfunc_ack=0
autom_ap_wds=0
auth_algs=3
tx_drop_nonassoc=0


/proc/net/hostap/wlan0/stats 
TxUnicastFrames=18274963
TxMulticastframes=111179
TxFragments=21446035
TxUnicastOctets=1511623092
TxMulticastOctets=10784659
TxDeferredTransmissions=316631536
TxSingleRetryFrames=2241109
TxMultipleRetryFrames=815677
TxRetryLimitExceeded=7937
TxDiscards=0
RxUnicastFrames=15974715
RxMulticastFrames=11773713
RxFragments=27748428
RxUnicastOctets=2354420887
RxMulticastOctets=1465915478
RxFCSErrors=23613944
RxDiscardsNoBuffer=62836236
TxDiscardsWrongSA=0
RxDiscardsWEPUndecryptable=0
RxMessageInMsgFragments=0
RxMessageInBadMsgFragments=0






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 spider                            mailto:spider at klanica.co.yu




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