Re: TXEXC [RetryErr]

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-03-15 08:08:49 UTC

On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 11:32:37PM -0800, Christopher Hart wrote:

> I'm attempting to set up a access point using a D-Link DWL-500 PCI card
> (Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c475 pci cardbus bridge and a DWL-650 pcmcia card).

> Mar 14 23:13:08 lysis kernel: wlan0: authentication: 00:02:2d:3b:af:de
> len=6, auth_alg=0, auth_transaction=1, status_code=0

OK, driver can receive packets.

> Mar 14 23:13:11 lysis kernel: wlan0: TXEXC - fid=0x01e7 - status=0x0001
> ([RetryErr]) tx_control=000e
> Mar 14 23:13:11 lysis kernel: retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x08b0
> (Mgmt::11)
> Mar 14 23:13:11 lysis kernel: addr1=00:02:2d:3b:af:de
> addr2=00:05:5d:a7:2d:53 addr3=00:05:5d:a7:2d:53

But it cannot send them (or the station does not acknowledge packets).

Which station f/w version are you using? Could you please send /proc/net/prism2/wlan0/rids contents for checking whether the configuration was successfully completed?

Jouni Malinen
SSH Communications Security Corp

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