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 From:  Phill R Kenoyer <phill at bmg50 dot com>
 To:  Chris Olive <chris at technologEase dot com>
 Cc:  Barry Murphy <barry at unix dot co dot nz>, 'M0n0Wall' <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall v1.0, Soekris net4511 wireless freezing?
 Date:  Sun, 25 Apr 2004 18:56:27 -0700
On Apr 25, 2004, at 7:48 PM, Chris Olive wrote:

> Phill R Kenoyer wrote:
>
>> All I've got to say is that FreeBSD nor Linux is good as an Access 
>> Point.  They always have some problem that locks them up.  If it's 
>> not the dreaded "Power Save Mode", then it's something else.
>
> Hmm,  I hear the same thing from others echoed from time to time.  
> Once I got the client to stop telling m0n0wall he was going to sleep, 
> things have been fine.  My m0n0wall running a wireless interface for 
> AP has been running fine for months without a single hitch (except the 
> lone exception mentioned.)  And that's with 5 wireless clients -- 4 
> W2K Pro clients and one MacOS X running WEP 128.  (IPsec is on the 
> dockett, hopefully soon.)  So it takes a steady pounding...

I'm currently at 51 clients connecting to my m0n0wall AP's, and I 
constantly have problems.  Every day, sometimes twice a day I get the 
"xmit timeout" error as it melts down.  Luckily with FreeBSD I can 
still access the box and reset it from remote.  Linux would crash 
totally.