[Soekris] Problems with Senao and G-Band cards
jim at netgate.com
Wed Jul 14 21:47:54 UTC 2004
If its not Soekris-related, why are you posting to the Soekris list?
Take a look at the "preamble" length on a card that works vs a card
that doesn't. OpenBSD had a problem with this,
and I don't know if it was ever fixed.
On Jul 4, 2004, at 2:00 PM, John Bartoszewski wrote:
> This is not a problem with Soekris boards, I'm sure my Soekris boards
> is operating properly, but with the popular Senao 802.11b cards.
> I've setup a 802.11b network with Senao/Engenius NL-2511CD PLUS EXT2
> cards and 13dBi antennas for an international conference. The system
> is running OpenBSD 3.5. Every normal 802.11b client can connect to it.
> Newer Dells and some 802.11g cards cannot (I'm assuming the newer
> Dells have 802.11a/b/g).
> I also have in a remote location some Engenius 2611CB3 PLUS access
> points and those who can connect to the OpenBSD/25511CD setup
> can connect over there.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> Below is some configuration:
> NIC serial number: [ SN028051036
> Station name: [ FOO ]
> SSID for IBSS creation: [ FOO ]
> Current netname (SSID): [ FOO ]
> Desired netname (SSID): [ FOO ]
> Current BSSID: [ 00:02:6f:32:a8:42 ]
> Channel list: [ 2047 ]
> IBSS channel: [ 1 ]
> Current channel: [ 1 ]
> Comms quality/signal/noise: [ 0 81 27 ]
> Promiscuous mode: [ Off ]
> Process 802.11b Frame: [ Off ]
> Port type (1=BSS, 3=ad-hoc, 6=Host AP): [ 6 ]
> MAC address: [ 00:02:6f:32:a8:42 ]
> TX rate (selection): [ 3 ]
> TX rate (actual speed): [ 2 ]
> Maximum data length: [ 2304 ]
> RTS/CTS handshake threshold: [ 2347 ]
> Create IBSS: [ On ]
> Antenna diversity (0=auto,1=pri,2=aux): [ ]
> Microwave oven robustness: [ On ]
> Roaming mode(1=firm,3=disable): [ 1 ]
> Access point density: [ 1 ]
> Power Management: [ Off ]
> Max sleep time: [ 100 ]
> Enhanced Security mode: [ ]
> Intersil Prism2-based card: [ 1 ]
> Card info: [ PRISM2.5 ISL3873, Firmware
> 1.4.9 ]
> Encryption: [ Off ]
> Encryption algorithm: [ Firmware WEP ]
> Authentication type
> (1=OpenSys, 2=Shared Key): [ 1 ]
> TX encryption key: [ 1 ]
> The OpenBSD system is just running as a bridge, no pf rules.
> Encryption keys: [ ][ ][ ][ ]
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