Re: Packet length problems w/ WEP

From: Stuffed Crust (
Date: 2002-09-17 15:31:22 UTC

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 05:37:07PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > addition, I get this message and then the system reboots:
> > wlan0: AP queue full - dropping new message
> That's not good.. I haven't seen it that message in my tests and it
> should not really happen unless the scheduled task is sleeping due to
> some other use (hostap driver should never sleep in that task).
> Do you mean that the system crashed/rebooted immediately after getting
> that message? The dmesg log did show 'AP queue full' messages, but there
> was no reboot..

This looks suspiciously like he's using ucLinux or something similar, operating on an MMU-less system. Since there's no memory or stack protection, errors or stack overflows can do some pretty wild things.

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