Re: Is my card dead?

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-09-12 19:35:09 UTC

On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 02:47:41PM -0400, Jason Boxman wrote:

> I am still curious what exactly LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected) means. I still
> have it, but the card seems to work now, so I guess that message isn't
> necessarily a bad thing as it seemed to be earlier when my card wasn't
> working at all?

It's not bad at all. Every time something is configured with iwconfig, the driver disables and enables MAC Port0 to take the configuration into use. Disabling part causes the firmware to send out an info event with LinkStatus=2.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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