Bug#627801: inux-image-2.6.38-2-amd64: ath9k disconnects from network
On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 07:43:59PM +0300, Eli Osherovich wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.38-5
> Severity: important
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> My atheros based card cannot keep connection to insecure wireless network. I
> have to run manually iwconfig wlan0 essid XXXXX mode Managed every minute or
> It seems that the disconnection occurs when the is no data flow in the
> network, i.e., when I run some download or brows web it remains connected,
> however, when I make a pause it drops the connection.
> The problem does not manifest itself in a secure connection, this is
> probably occur due to constant data flow in the connection: it seems that
> the card repeatedly authenticate itself (see log file, which is overflowed
> with "authenticated" messages.)
2.6.39 is available in unstable, please install and test.