Do you have any understanding of the random disconnects issue? (Should be a driver/Linux issue!)
linux at rempel-privat.de
Mon Apr 21 00:27:30 PDT 2014
Am 20.04.2014 14:15, schrieb Mikael:
> Dear Oleksij,
> 2014-04-20 13:18 GMT+02:00 Oleksij Rempel <linux at rempel-privat.de
> <mailto:linux at rempel-privat.de>>:
> >> 2014-04-20 12:39 GMT+02:00 Mikael <mikael.trash at gmail.com
> <mailto:mikael.trash at gmail.com>
> >> <mailto:mikael.trash at gmail.com <mailto:mikael.trash at gmail.com>>>:
> >> Hi Oleksij and list!
> >> The Internet is full of reports that the ATH9K tends to go down
> >> frequently.
> >> I have an AR9271 card here and on my Linux 3.1 installation,
> the USB
> >> disconnects as frequently as at <1 second intervals!
> Please use latest wireles-testing.git and firmware.git
> Some issue should be fixed now.
> Thank you very much for your response.
> (1) Just curious, I read through the firmware commits and didn't see
> anything that stuck out.
> About-very-roughly-approximately what issues relating to USB
> disconnects and other general stability-performance has been fixed in
> the firmware?
Changed usb interrupt packet size back to 64Byte. Some controller will
kill fifo of adapter if size is bigger.
Added FW reboot if it hangs, at least in some situations.
And so on.
> (2) To get the latest wireless-testing.git and firmware.git ,
> would that be done by "git
> clone https://github.com/qca/open-ath9k-htc-firmware.git ; cd open*;
> make toolchain; make -C target_firmware",
> or where can these .git files you refer to be gotten or how are
> they checked out?
> (3) I guess your firmware would be usable also with the Windows driver
> for this NIC really, wouldn't it,
maybe, i never tested it.
> so if someone would be able to superimpose your firmware into the
> Windows driver file so that the Windows driver uploads your firmware
> instead of the older one,
> then USB disconnect fixes and any further improvements from your
> end would be made benefit of there also right?
> Thank you very much, best regards,
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