Random disconnects

Ali Bahar ali at internetdog.org
Tue Aug 23 02:46:07 EDT 2011


Hi Jouni,


On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 09:21:37PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 01:02:48PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> > http://pastebin.com/AM7LP4Yz
> > 
> > It contains such parts as:
> > 
> > 1310857014.482037: RTM_NEWLINK: operstate=0 ifi_flags=0x1043 ([UP][RUNNING])
> > 1310857014.482277: Wireless event: cmd=0x8b06 len=8
> > 1310857014.482485: RTM_NEWLINK: operstate=0 ifi_flags=0x1043 ([UP][RUNNING])
> > 1310857014.482715: Wireless event: cmd=0x8b04 len=12
> > 1310857014.482924: RTM_NEWLINK: operstate=0 ifi_flags=0x1043 ([UP][RUNNING])
> > 1310857014.483157: Wireless event: cmd=0x8b1a len=15
> > 1310857024.464978: Authentication with 00:17:df:2c:c9:e2 timed out.
> > 1310857024.468330: BSSID 00:17:df:2c:c9:e2 blacklist count incremented to 2
> > 1310857024.468723: No keys have been configured - skip key clearing
> > 1310857024.468881: State: ASSOCIATING -> DISCONNECTED
> 
> I would assume that the WEXT events here are triggered by the
> wpa_supplicant association command that happened just before the lines
> you listed here. However, the driver does not complete association
> within ten seconds for some reason and the only way of figuring out what
> the reason was would be to look at driver debug information (or
> potentially a capture file from a sniffer).

I can reproduce the above consistently, and have a sniffer log, if you
are interested. 
This is just FYI, because the behaviour reproduces with only a driver
feature that's not been officially released. So I am not working on
this problem.



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