USB adapter firmware: 1.8.x generates lots of TX EXC events?

Henrik Brix Andersen brix
Mon Jun 13 05:26:24 PDT 2005

On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 18:56 +0100, Chris Rankin wrote:
> After a little more investigation, I can say that USB firmware 1.8.3 is triggering a lot of "TX
> excessive retry" errors, whereas 1.7.6 is hardly triggering any. So the TX status=0x01, the
> iw_mode=3 and the wds_type=0x04, causing hostap to schedule its tasklet to lower the bit-rate.

You make it sound like the hostap-driver supports USB adapters?

Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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