Troubles on long link...

Sergio M. Ammirata ammirata at econointl.com
Sun Feb 15 07:10:29 EST 2004


Is there any downside to making this change?

Sergio

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces+ammirata=econointl.com at shmoo.com [mailto:hostap-
> bounces+ammirata=econointl.com at shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> Sent: Sunday, February 15, 2004 12:33 AM
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: Troubles on long link...
> 
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 07:54:14PM +0300, oleg at bal.ru wrote:
> 
> > I have infrastructure wireless link ~30km long it work under freebsd at
> both end
> > today i change AP from freebsd to linux and found it doesn't work :-((
> 
> Maybe FreeBSD driver did not require that the management frames are
> ACKed(?) If you want to test that, you could comment out following
> block in both hostap_ap_tx_cb_auth() and hostap_ap_tx_cb_assoc():
> 
>     if (!ok) {
> 	txt = "frame was not ACKed";
> 	goto done;
>     }
> 
> Increasing ACK timeout would be better solution, but I don't know
> whether it can be done without modifying the station firmware code.
> 
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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