[driverloader] Inconsistent Speeds and Timeouts
jm_cct at shaw.ca
Sun Feb 22 12:16:45 EST 2004
It looks like my inconsistent speeds were caused by my antenna touching
a VGA cable. A little adjustment and everything is back to normal. Not
sure about the timeouts yet.
On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 12:11, Jeff wrote:
> My wireless connection seems to be going to sleep when the computer is
> not in use, even if it is transferring files.
> I'm using debian unstable, kernel 2.6.2; I've tried with and without
> ACPI and I'm having the same problems. Also very inconsistent speeds.
> Here's my pinging my wireless router:
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=23 ttl=64 time=51.8 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=24 ttl=64 time=44.2 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=25 ttl=64 time=388.5 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=26 ttl=64 time=88.6 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=28 ttl=64 time=1393.5 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=29 ttl=64 time=417.9 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=30 ttl=64 time=795.6 ms
> 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=31 ttl=64 time=65.1 ms
> It used to be about 1.1ms consistently. My signal to noise ratio hasn't
> really changed.
> My syslog is full of this:
> Feb 22 07:40:56 ptl-63-164-63-44 kernel: eth0: New link status:
> Connected (0001)Feb 22 07:42:55 ptl-63-164-63-44 kernel: NETDEV
> WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out
> Feb 22 07:43:27 ptl-63-164-63-44 last message repeated 6 times
> Feb 22 07:44:31 ptl-63-164-63-44 last message repeated 13 times
> Feb 22 07:45:31 ptl-63-164-63-44 last message repeated 13 times
> Feb 22 07:45:53 ptl-63-164-63-44 kernel: eth0: New link status:
> Disconnected (0002)
> The only change I made is upgrading to 1.63, which ran fine for a few
> days. I did an apt-get upgrade, but I'm not sure what packages could
> affect this.
> Any ideas would be appreciated.
Jeff <jm_cct at shaw.ca>
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