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Re: pcmcia-card (netgear wg511t) causes computer to get extremly slow ...


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On (24/09/05 19:48), Louis Woods wrote:
> I have installed my pcmcia-card (netgear wg511t) using "madwifi". I 
> could make the wireless-connection work, however as soon as I insert the 
> pcmcia card the system get's really slow as if the card is using up all 
> of the memory. Interesting is that I have noticed this behaviour even 
> before I have installed the madwifi driver, which lets me assume that it 
> rather has something to do with the configuration of the pcmcia-cs 
> package. I am using the following kernel:
> 2.6.8-2-386
> In an earlier installation I used a 2.4-Kernel and didn't seem to have 
> this problem. Should pcmcia-cs only be used with 2.4-Kernels?
> This is what I get when I look into dmesg:
> PCI: Enabling device 0000:03:00.0 (0000 -> 0002)
> ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:03:00.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
> Build date: Sep 24 2005
> Debugging version (IEEE80211)
> ath0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
> ath0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 
> 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
> ath0: turboG rates: 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
> ath0: H/W encryption support: WEP AES AES_CCM TKIP
> ath0: mac 5.9 phy 4.3 radio 4.6
> ath0: Use hw queue 1 for WME_AC_BE traffic
> ath0: Use hw queue 0 for WME_AC_BK traffic
> ath0: Use hw queue 2 for WME_AC_VI traffic
> ath0: Use hw queue 3 for WME_AC_VO traffic
> ath0: Use hw queue 8 for CAB traffic
> ath0: Use hw queue 9 for beacons
> Debugging version (ATH)
> ath0: Atheros 5212: mem=0x10800000, irq=10
> ath0: no IPv6 routers present
> This is my /etc/network/interfaces file:
> # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
> # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).
> # The loopback network interface
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> # The primary network interface
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> name Ethernet LAN card
> # The wireless network interface
> auto ath0
> iface ath0 inet dhcp
>        wireless-essid  LWSHOME
>        wireless-enc    restricted
>        wireless-key    CDKDB800C5F788CCCFF0C4200
>        name Unknown interface type
> Any idea where I should be looking for the problem. I am also happy to 
> provide additional information to how my system is setup.
> Thank you in advance.
> Louis
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