F12 Wireless Network intermittently Dropped: AR9285 card / ath9k module
Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 00:04:54 UTC 2009
This sounds like a known ath9k bug that is due to power management
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Reuben Budiardja
<techlist at pathfinder.phys.utk.edu> wrote:
> I have an ASUS N51 series with Atheros AR9285 card that I just put F12 on.
> Today I brought the notebook on campus that basically has open wifi (we had to
> register our Mac address with our ID to be on the network, but otherwise it's
> open, no WEP, WPA or anything).
> The problem is that I keep getting my network dropped intermittently. Every
> few tens of second or order of minutes my network would get dropped, and then
> get connected again. It's enough that I can't work with it, since I work by
> doing programming on remote machine via SSH.
> During all this time, Network manager shows reasonable wireless strength, that
> fluctuates between 2 bars to full bars.
> Here's what /sbin/lspci shows as my wireless card:
> Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network
> And looking at the output /sbin/lsmod, I'm guessing it's using "ath9k" module.
> I've search the web and archive and found few reports here and there about
> something similar, but I couldn't find anything definite, or any workaround.
> Does anyone have any idea that can help me ? Any workaround, even with
> different / older version of Fedora ?
> Thank you for any respond.
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