Chris Olive wrote:
> 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.
I posted several times about a similar problem with the Netgate kit in a
net4501. Check the archives
I finally decided the problem was the Prism chip set is simple-minded
and sorta like a WinModem. This means that much of the work (especially
in HostAP mode) is done in the interrupt handler, with interrupts disabled.
Eventually the non-kernel processes get starved for CPU time and things
My fix was to set up traffic shaping, and insert a 50ms pause between
packets. That seems ugly to me, but also seems to work.
I suspect a net4801 has enough horsepower that it wouldn't have the problem.
So, try the traffic shaping.
Chad R. Larson (CRL22) chad at eldocomp dot com
Eldorado Computing, Inc. 602-604-3100
5353 North 16th Street, Suite 400
Phoenix, Arizona 85016-3228
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