I always need a miracle to connect with iwlwifi

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 05:38:20 EDT 2013


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 2:31 AM, Oleksij Rempel <linux at rempel-privat.de> wrote:
> Am 28.10.2013 07:24, schrieb Felipe Contreras:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I already reported this problem [1] and I got no feedback whatsoever
>> at all. The issue keeps happening and I've tried many things.
>>
>> First of all, when Linux is failing, my phone connects fine, other
>> computers connect fine, and this machine with Windows 7 as well. I've
>> tried reloading the driver, rebooting, different module parameters,
>> nothing works.
>>
>> 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).
>>
>> Here's a log [3] where I tried reloading the module multiple times and
>> finally tried ad-hoc mode, after which the link came up.
>>
>> Clearly the Linux kernel has a bug. Can somebody point out what needs
>> to be done to get this fixed?
>>
>> Cheers.
>>
>> [1] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.wireless.general/108004
>> [2] http://people.freedesktop.org/~felipec/wpa/wpa-bad-30-min-wait.log
>> [3] http://people.freedesktop.org/~felipec/wpa/wpa-good-nothing-worked-except-mode-switch.log
>>
>
> Heh... this logs look like miracle :)
> My first assumption would be buggy router. There is no answer in
> wpa_supplicant log.

Yeah, I bet the router is buggy, which router isn't? But why Windows 7
connects fine?

> Take wireshark and capture working and not working associational request.

I'll try that. If only it was that easy to get a working association.

-- 
Felipe Contreras


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