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Sun Feb 20 08:05:48 EST 2011
W dniu 20 lutego 2011 13:40 użytkownik Christoph Thielecke
<christoph.thielecke at gmx.de> napisał:
>> > I found your blog entry with the christmas gift:
>> > http://zajec.net/blog/view/2010-b43-and-nphy-rev-3-plus
>> > (Patch: http://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=129296339527734&w=2)
>> Your problems come from fact that you applied only final patch
>> enabling rev3+ support. That way you missed many important earlier
>> patches (for example the one enabling correct firmware loading).
>> Please use sth like wireless-testing git tree to get all needed
>> patches. Using. compat-wireless may do the trick as well, however I
>> didn't try it.
> I can report success! I got it working at 2.6.38-rc5 by specifying options for
> b43 module.
> The specified options are:
> nohwcrypt=1 hwtkip=0 qos=0 pio=1 bad_frames_preempt=1
> I'm using it currently ~30 minutes and its working fine.
Thanks for your report! Do you need that all options at all? I think
hwtkip=0 is default one. Parameter qos should not matter. AFAIK pio is
needed for some BCM4321s only. I didn't check what bad_frames_preempt
> wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"xxxxxxxxx"
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.432 GHz Access Point: 00:14:BF:xx:xx:x
> Bit Rate=11 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
> Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality=70/70 Signal level=0 dBm
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:4045 Invalid misc:1776 Missed beacon:0
> Its only 11Mbit (sure its a 54Mbit AP) but speed is constant ~ 500k/s.
> Btw: the driver from broadcom (wl) is NOT working but 4e3 does :-D
Hm, that's interesting. wl should work too.
As for speed, it's known issue. I still hope to get patches ready for
2.6.39 merge window.
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