old nasty bug ?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Mon May 24 00:49:41 EDT 2004

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 04:06:57PM +0200, Tomas Charvat wrote:

> Everytime i get reason_code=8 all clients get lost a nobody can get back
> untill i reset card with iwpriv wlan0 reset 1

Firmware is getting confused.. Which station firmware version are you
using? Could you please re-test with version 1.8.3 (e.g., from the
latest pre-release of linux-wlan-ng)?

> Does anyone have clue whats reason_code=8 ?

That reason code means "STA has left the BSS".

> May 13 15:59:09 smfw kernel: wlan0: Deauthenticate all stations
> May 13 15:59:09 smfw dhcpd: receive_packet failed on wlan0: Network is down

Hmm.. Did you set the interface down here? Was the network already
broken before this?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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