help: association failure

Marcelo Tosatti marcelo at
Fri Dec 1 19:56:41 EST 2006

On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 10:40:41AM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 21:27 -0800, Javier Cardona wrote:
> > Hi Marcelo,
> > 
> > We'll try to reproduce this in the office tomorrow.  But before we try
> > that, can you tell us what version of FW and driver are you running?
> > Could you provide the output of ethtool -i ethX?
> I've also gotten an assoc failure code of '2' at various times.  We're
> using pretty old Orinoco-based APs here at the OLPC office, not sure if
> that has anything to do with it.

The issue appears to happen on low quality links. For some reason the
AP rejects such association requests. Having the board closer to the AP
makes it all work.

Strange thing is that the ipw2200 associates happily on poor quality

Need further investigation, we're lacking details.

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