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 From:  Chris Olive <chris at technologEase dot com>
 To:  Christiaens Joachim <jchristi at oce dot be>
 Cc:  M0n0Wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall v1.0, Soekris net4511 wireless freezing?
 Date:  Fri, 16 Apr 2004 13:30:55 -0500
Christiaens Joachim wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Chris Olive [mailto:chris at technologEase dot com]
>>Sent: vrijdag 16 april 2004 5:25
>>To: M0n0Wall
>>Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall v1.0, Soekris net4511 wireless freezing?
>>Hey folks,
>>I haven't written in a while because my m0n0wall has been working 
>>perfectly for months...  Until now.  All of a sudden -- with 
>>no changes 
>>introduced whatsoever (I've been running MW v1.0 since it 
>>first came out 
>>several weeks ago or longer?) -- the wireless on my m0n0wall 
>>running on 
>>a Soekris net4511 just freezes from time to time (it's happened twice 
>>this week.)  I can't remember what wireless card I have in it 
>>exactly -- 
>>it's one that comes as a wireless kit specifically for the Soekris 
>>boards at www.netgate.com...
>>I know it's kinda lame to post without more concrete details, 
>>but I just 
>>thought I would poke around and see if anyone else has 
>>experienced their 
>>wireless interface suddenly freezing.  It's just outta the blue.  I 
>>scanned the mailing list and didn't see anything related.  I 
>>guess if it 
>>continues, I'll have to break down and fully diagnoise this 
>>and provide 
>>more specifics but thought maybe someone would pipe in...?
>>Chris Olive
>>chris at technologEase dot com
>I remember to have read something about wireless clients locking up the AP
>as a result of power-management on the wireless card. I don't remember the
>details however, but this could be the reason of the problems without you
>changing the AP in any way.
>It should be in the archives somewhere...
Thanks, I'll have a look.  Sounds like a place to start if this keeps 
up.  I'm hoping not.  This has been such a killer firewall with nary a 
hiccup for months now.  What a job, Manuel... (and the folks at Soekris.)

chris olive
chris at technologEase dot com