I always need a miracle to connect with iwlwifi

Krishna Chaitanya chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 05:23:05 EDT 2013


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 2:01 PM, Oleksij Rempel <linux at rempel-privat.de> wrote:
>> I logged a session [2] where I waited 30 minutes for the link to come
>> up, but it never did. You can see the same thing happening over and
>> over:
>>
>> 1382936199.582861: nl80211: Association request send successfully
>> 1382936199.797063: nl80211: Event message available
>> 1382936199.797097: nl80211: Delete station e0:1d:3b:46:82:a0
>> 1382936199.797881: nl80211: Event message available
>> 1382936199.797905: nl80211: MLME event 38; timeout with e0:1d:3b:46:82:a0
>> 1382936199.797915: wlan0: Event ASSOC_TIMED_OUT (15) received
>> 1382936199.797920: wlan0: SME: Association timed out
>> 1382936199.797924: Added BSSID e0:1d:3b:46:82:a0 into blacklist
>>
>> If I reboot the router, it works immediately, another thing that works
>> is connecting with ad-hoc mode (mode=1), and then back to normal mode
>> (mode=0).
>>
Looks like there is "maximum clients" feature is enabled in the AP, most AP's
send deauth for Auth/Assoc Request but some AP's silently discard the
Assoc Request.

That explains why it works after reboot/adhoc mode. Try increasing the
number if thats the case.


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