RE: Multicast a 1.5Mbit stream from AP generate a lot of INFDROP event

From: Sunny Lai (
Date: 2002-08-27 05:48:23 UTC

> On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 10:38:25AM +0800, Sunny Lai wrote:
> > I just install the host AP, it is very good. I want to stream
> about 1.5Mbit
> > of data from the AP to a client, but find many "INFDROP event"
> log in the
> > dmesg. Does anyone have any advice?? Thanks
> Which version of the driver did you use? There seems to be some traffic

I use Prism2-2002-05-19.tar.gz. And I use linksys WDT11+WPC11ver.3. I got the following from dmesg

hostap_plx: Driver unloaded
hostap_plx: hostap_plx.c 0.0.0 2002-05-19 (SSH Communications Security Corp, Jou
ni Malinen)
hostap_plx: (c) SSH Communications Security Corp <>

PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 02:08.0
PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 00:1f.3
PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 00:1f.5

PLX9052 PCI/PCMCIA adapter: mem=0xff6ffc00, plx_io=0xdc80, irq=10, pccard_io=0xd
hostap_plx: CIS: 01 03 00 00 ff 17 ...
hostap_plx: manfid=0x0274, 0x1613
hostap_plx: cor_index=0x1 cor_offset=0x3e0
Prism2/2.5 PC Card detected in PLX adapter PLX_INTCSR=0x1063
PLX_CNTRL=0x187866d2 (Serial EEPROM present=1)
hostap_plx: Registered netdevice wlan0
prism2_hw_config: initialized in 16737 iterations
wlan0: NIC: id=0x801b v1.0.0

wlan0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.0.7
wlan0: STA: id=0x1f v1.3.5
device eth1 entered promiscuous mode
device wlan0 entered promiscuous mode
eth1: Setting promiscuous mode.

By the way, I don't have any station in PS mode. Why does the driver send mulitcast traffic in DTIM interval??? Can I adjust it??



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