DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2007-06
Re: Experiencing very slow browsing at times (atheros wireless)
On 6/2/07, Petr Janda <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
> This time you need to
> sysctl net.wlan.0.ignore_bcnseq=1
> You probably want to put that in /etc/sysctl.conf
Hi, will try it soon.
Just out of curiosity, how is this patch better than the one before and
why is it better to use a sysctl: if there are other people with same
problem who do not necessarily browse the mailing list, they would have
hard time finding the sysctl which would fix the problem.
I have reread the related subclause, it seems standards allow STA to
ignore mcast/bcast's TX seq when detecting duplicated MAC frames; this
also means the sysctl may not be necessary at all.
Please nuke all old patches and test a new patch :)
No extra sysctl tuning is needed for this patch. And please make a
quickkernel at least, since in the last patch I changed layout of
ieee80211com and I reverted it in the above patch.
I will wait a week for your to test it.
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