[arch-general] [signoff] kernel26-2.6.38-1

Richard Schütz r.schtz at t-online.de
Sat Mar 19 11:52:46 EDT 2011

Am 19.03.2011 16:41, schrieb Jeff Cook:
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Richard Schütz<r.schtz at t-online.de>  wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 12:57 AM, Jeff Cook<jeff at deserettechnology.com>
>>>   wrote:
>>>> Having issues here with ath9k, much slower than it was with 2.6.37.
>>>> Found this bug re: Ubuntu on Launchpad, haven't checked the kernel
>>>> tracker: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/735171
>>> Looks like I'm also getting bit by this on another machine that uses
>>> ath5k. Watching wireshark on two machines, almost all packets sent to
>>> the ath5k card never make it with 2.6.38. I also tested with a
>>> compat-wireless tarball from 2011-03-18 with the same results.
>>> Reverting to 2.6.37 makes the issue go away. Definitely seems like an
>>> unsafe upgrade at least for Atheros users.
>> I can confirm that. When running 2.6.38 my downstream with ath9k is about 13
>> times slower compared to
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Richard Schütz
> What kind of network are you using? A person in IRC suggested that
> these issues might only exist on certain (relatively rare) networks,
> like 802.11n or ad-hoc.

It is a 802.11n network and they aren't that rare today. Every access 
point in my neighbourhood is using that standard. I'll try to reproduce 
the issue after switching my access point to 802.11g only.

Richard Schütz

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