bcm4322 success (WPA2)!
clemens at helfmeier.de
Mon Feb 21 02:56:01 EST 2011
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 01:30:36PM -0600, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 02/20/2011 12:25 PM, Clemens Helfmeier wrote:
>> Hello Developers,
>> I have just tried the current wireless-testing git tree with my bcm4322
>> # lshw
>> 0c:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4322
>> Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:432b] (rev 01)
>> # dmesg shows:
>> [ 11.358762] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4322 WLAN found (core revision 16) [
>> 11.400231] b43-phy0 debug: Found PHY: Analog 8, Type 4, Revision 4 [
>> 11.400257] b43-phy0 debug: Found Radio: Manuf 0x17F, Version 0x2056,
>> Revision 3
>> I had to apply this patch to b43-fwcutter in order to extract the firmware:
>> Using WPA2, the connection is very stable, no connection break downs so far.
>> My dmesg log shows quite a lot of error messages (approx every 7 seconds in
>> idle and more often when traffic is high):
>> [ 4015.044435] b43-phy0 ERROR: PHY transmission error
>> [ 4021.910720] b43-phy0 ERROR: PHY transmission error
>> [ 4028.866892] b43-phy0 ERROR: PHY transmission error
>> Thanks for your efforts to get my hardware working!
> The attached patch should fix the PHY transmission errors, which happens
> whenever the rate control code tries to set an OFDM rate. With the patch,
> those rates will not work, but no errors will be printed.
> You can also lock the rate at 11M (iwconfig wlan0 rate 11M) to get rid of
> those errors.
Locking the rate at 11M makes the driver not output any more error messages
Thanks for your work!
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