[arch-general] netcfg wlan connection renewal
hollunder at lavabit.com
Wed Oct 12 06:54:24 EDT 2011
Excerpts from Philipp Überbacher's message of 2011-10-08 19:22:54 +0200:
> Excerpts from Thomas Bächler's message of 2011-10-08 18:42:35 +0200:
> > Am 08.10.2011 14:42, schrieb Philipp Überbacher:
> > > The 'rfkill list' output is identical, ifconfig is different, but I
> > > don't know how to interpret the output:
> > >
> > > -wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 metric 1
> > > +wlan0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 metric 1
> > That doesn't say a lot, the "RUNNING" flag disappears when you
> > disassociate. I am out of ideas here.
> > Maybe you can get more info by putting
> > WPA_OPTS="-d -f /var/log/wpa_supplicant.log"
> > into /etc/network.d/interfaces/wlan0. Or replace -d with -dd. But be
> > careful, the log file becomes HUGE with -dd.
> Thanks Thomas,
> I'll try this sometime during the next days and report back with any
> I'll also try the b43 driver again, but it didn't work for my
> [14e4:4315] BCM4312 in the past. Guess it's worth a try though.
So I enabled logging with -d but I don't understand the cause of the
problem from this log (last 500 lines attached). To me it looks like
the laptop gets disassociated, disconnects, scans again and fails with
a timeout. My problem is that I don't know how it's supposed to work.
Thanks for your help,
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