Wireless: deauthenticating by local choice
On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Grant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I'm on the road connecting to various wireless access points and
>>> sometimes I'm unable to connect and I get the (try 1) (try 2) (try 3)
>>> (timed out) messages in dmesg which makes sense. *Other times I get a
>>> different series of messages in dmesg when I'm unable to connect which
>>> don't make sense to me. *The interface connects, then disconnects,
>>> then connects, then disconnects, over and over until it finally
>>> decides to fail permanently.
>> Have you tried disabling power saving mode? Something like:
>> iwconfig wlan0 power off
> I love this list. *I don't want to speak too soon, but Paul, it looks
> like you fixed it.
I hope so!
> I've been struggling with this for a very long
> time. *The problem would manifest with 2 different rt73 USB wireless
I had unstable connections and poor speeds on my laptop, and power
saving turned out to be the reason why. Some cards have intermediate
power-saving levels, too, which might give you a good compromise
between performance and battery life, if battery life is even a