[Bug 56894] Re: WLAN disconnects repeatedly from AP when using WPA on a SMP machine
Francis J. Lacoste
francis.lacoste at contre.com
Tue Sep 19 19:44:40 UTC 2006
I'm running Dapper on a Dell Inspiron 640m with the same ipw3945 driver.
My Access point is a LinkSys configured with an hidden SSID and WEP.
After installing the latest updates, I'm having a similar issue.
With linux-image-2.6.15-26-686 (2.6.15-26.47) and linux-restricted-
modules-2.6.15-26-686 (188.8.131.52-4), I'm unable to stay connected to the
AP. It connects and then deconnects after 10-30s. I have to do a
ifup/ifdown to reconnect.
With linux-image.2.6.15-27-686 (2.6.15-27.48) and linux-restricted-
modules-2.6.15-27-686 (184.108.40.206-5), I am not able to connect at all to
Downgrading back to linux-image-2.6.15-26-686 (2.6.15-26.46) and linux-
restricted-modules-2.6.15-26-686 (220.127.116.11-3) makes everything works as
before. (This may be a different issue.)
I read from the 2.6.15-26.47 changelog that it included a fix for a WEP
race, that's why I'm reporting this here, since it seems to be the most
** Changed in: linux-source-2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Committed => Confirmed
WLAN disconnects repeatedly from AP when using WPA on a SMP machine
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