MacBook client drops packets

Casey T. Deccio casey at deccio.net
Sat Mar 10 17:47:09 EST 2007


On Mar 10, 2007, at 12:24 PM, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
>> And now that there is one other person who can confirm the problem, I
>> suppose I should ping the Debian package maintainer that hostap needs
>> an upgrade in "unstable".
> Unfortunately, Debian is in deep freeze for the upcoming release of
> "etch" aka Debian 4.0. New upstream releases aren't allowed for
> "testing" and uploading a new version to unstable which would not have
> chances of propagation to testing at this point would make things  
> worse
> from a release/maintainership position.
>

I suspected that.

> Since I don't own a MacBook Pro, I would be glad if some of you could
> pinpoint the exact difference between 0.5.5 and 0.5.7 that fixed your
> problem? Alternatively, Jouni could tell us :-)

I wish I could tell you.  Unfortunately, I don't know.  With some  
direction I could probably try some debugging to figure it out, but I  
currently don't have much time to dedicate to that.

> Applying a short fix for a problem like this would probably be
> acceptable by Debian's release managers.
>

That would be nice.

Best regards,
Casey



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