hostap/wpa_supplicant -- host goes AWOL for periods

Jim Cromie jcromie at
Thu Dec 30 17:02:09 EST 2004

Brian J. Murrell wrote:

>I am using hostap/wpa_supplicant from the stable branch
>(hostap_0_2_branch) and something I have noticed and just put up with
>for a long time is that my laptop will just go AWOL from the network for
>a minute or two and then come back.  Sometimes I have to ifup wlan0;
>ifdown wlan0 to make it come back, or I can do that to get it back more
>quickly than just waiting.
>Any ideas?  Need more info?  Just say and I will be glad to provide it.
only that you should try unstable and/or CVS.
our favorite code slave would love to know that its 'previously solved'

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