What about disabling ps mode?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Feb 15 21:10:03 EST 2004


On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 04:14:15PM -0800, mike-hostap at tiedyenetworks.com wrote:

> One 'local' problem we experience is with respect to power save. Some of 
> our client devices have developed problems with 'going to sleep' (_while_ 
> passing traffic, such as being pinged continously) and evoking hostap 
> error message "No more space in STA PS mode buffer". I think this is bogus 
> as these stations couldn't legitimately be going into ps mode and there's 
> got to be a more real explanation for this.

What kind of equipment (wlan card) and driver is used on these client
devices? It is quite legitimate for a station to go into power saving
mode while it is doing a background scan on other channels even if it
has been configured not to use power saving during normal operation..

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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