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Re: ath9k dead periods



On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 01:52:23PM -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 09:26:56AM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> 
> I have seen it with both my intel 3945 and ath9k adapters.  If I kill
> NetworkManager and manually configure the iwconfig and ifconfig
> settings, the problem goes away.  If I turn on debugging for the 3945
> adapter, the dropouts correspond to NetworkManager changing the
> frequency of the adapter to scan for APs.


Wooops, I should have added that.  I never use NetworkManager in Fedora,
where I do in Ubuntu based systems.  

(This is because Fedora is where I do most of my actual work, whereas
with Ubuntu, it's usually just curiosity to see what they're doing these
days.)

So, it's certainly possible that NM, rather than a kernel or system
aspect, is the culprint.  Seems there should be some pun to make about
Gnomes and gremlins, but I'm too tired. 


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