[Bug 190144] [NEW] Wireless connection lost during heavy network load.

Matthias Andersson matthias.andersson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 10:30:06 UTC 2008


Public bug reported:

The wireless connection is lost if the connection is under heavy load
(streaming video and downloading with ktorrent), the network monitor
says disconnected - iwconfig wlan0 and ifconfig wlan0 show that the ip-
adress remains intact, the access point is correct but the signal
quality is -136 dBm.

I've haven't been able to revive the connection, I've always tried for
about 15 minutes getting dhclient3 to get going but when I try to ping a
server I get the ip adress for the wlan0 "192.168.10.100 network
unreachable".

This happened for the first time in december - I think there was an
update for ndiswrapper but I'm not 100% certain.

lspci output on wireless adapter:
01:01.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation ISL3886 [Prism Javelin/Prism Xbow] (rev 01)

Ndiswrapper version 1.45, utils version 1.9.

** Affects: ndiswrapper (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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Wireless connection lost during heavy network load.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/190144
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