Re: TXEXC [RetryErr] in syslog

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-07-26 06:32:41 UTC

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 12:27:39AM -0400, Rob French wrote:

> I tried
> but I'm still getting the messages in /var/log/syslog, /var/log/debug,
> and /var/log/kern.log. Not only that, but in about 30 minutes of heavy
> traffic, I got about 60MB of log files (20MB in each of the above three
> files), so obviously there's a more important issue somewhere here.

You have probably too old version of the driver for PRISM2_NO_DEBUG.. Either use newer version or edit the lines manually away from the driver code.

However, that kind of amount of TXEXC errors does sound huge..

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 12:29:08AM -0400, Rob French wrote:

> I should also add that I'm using the 05-02 driver. The 05-19 driver was
> locking up my system periodically. The 05-02 driver just gives me 60MB
> log files :-).

I wrote "Latest CVS version".. Not even 2002-05-19 release is new enough.. Anyway, if the latest driver is locking up, I would really like to know whether the latest CVS version has fixed this. You can find the CVS snapshot from

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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