After shutdown/restart, ath10k sometimes stops receiving packets
greearb at candelatech.com
Sun Jun 15 09:13:06 PDT 2014
On 06/14/2014 10:45 PM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Avery Pennarun <apenwarr at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> wrote:
>>> Avery Pennarun <apenwarr at gmail.com> writes:
>>>> We are experiencing a relatively-rare-but-not-rare-enough case which
>>>> has approximately these steps:
>>>> - run a wifi AP for a while with a station or two connected
>>>> - shut down hostapd (stations all get disconnected of course)
>>>> - restart hostapd (perhaps on another channel or with different settings)
>>>> After that, an external wifi sniffer can see beacons being transmitted
>>>> by the AP as expected, but all packets from stations trying to connect
>>>> are ignored.
>>> Do you have any guesses how often this happens? Once a day, once a week?
>> Someone in our QA group seems to be able to produce it after two or
>> three test runs with Veriwave. Before each run, he stops and restarts
> That's quite often. Was he testing DFS or something else? Maybe this is
> related to radar detection or channel switching?
For my firmware, I hacked a WMI message to return some register values.
But, can they be read directly through the pci-e bus somehow (on stock firmware)?
It would be great to get a register dump for debugging stuff like this.
Could check the rx-filters and other such registers to see if there is
some pattern involved.
Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com
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