Re: TXEXC messages with hostap driver

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-06-12 21:11:59 UTC

On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 05:24:00PM -0300, Carlo Pires wrote:

> Anyone know what means theses messages that I'm getting (dmesg) with hostap?
> wlan0: TXEXC - fid=0x015d - status=0x0001 ([RetryErr]) tx_control=000c
> retry_count=0 tx_rate=0 fc=0x0808 (Data::0)
> addr1=00:02:2d:21:30:c9 addr2=00:04:47:50:02:f2 addr3=02:23:ba:0c:02:f2

Those are frames for which the card did not receive acknowledgement even after maximum amount of retries. Current version of the driver reports these all to kernel debug log, but they can be mostly ignored assuming everything seems to be working alright.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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