With no solution to this problem yet, another thing I tried was a simple
ifconfig ath0 down && ifconfig ath0 up. That also solves the problem, until
it creeps up again.
To me, that indicates a problem with the driver; some buffer must be
cloaked or choking.
Since I didn't get any reply, I guess that nobody had an idea.?
What I'd like to ask for next, then, would be a simple way to run this
command on a regular base. How could this be done?
Thanks in advance, again.
On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Uwe Dippel <udippel at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I've been seeing this for a loong time, and on a number of the latest
> versions. Finally, I could get some info from status.php before I was
> totally out:
> After some 10 to 15 days each, my Soekris-Box running m0n0wall stops
> incoming WiFi-connections, drops the existing ones and refuses to dish out
> new ones to any client. Only a reboot gets the system back to normal.
> Finally, today I was able to intercept this state just before it went out
> 100 percent. The log shows continuous re-authentications, while the ping to
> the box gets very lagging and dysfunctional:
> $ ping 192.168.116.200
> PING 192.168.116.200 (192.168.116.200) 56(84) bytes of data.
> 64 bytes from 192.168.116.200: icmp_req=2 ttl=64 time=312 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.116.200: icmp_req=3 ttl=64 time=72.8 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.116.200: icmp_req=6 ttl=64 time=14.8 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.116.200: icmp_req=7 ttl=64 time=205 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.116.200: icmp_req=8 ttl=64 time=619 ms
> Can someone point out to me, please, what is going on, why, and how to
> eventually prevent this resource exhaustion from happening?
> Thanks in advance,