[maemo-users] Flaky connection after upgrade

From: Kalle Valo Kalle.Valo at nokia.com
Date: Thu Jul 19 23:37:46 EEST 2007
"ext Neil MacLeod" <gmane at nmacleod.com> writes:

>>> Previous ver used to give rock solid wifi connection. However after
>>> latest firmware upgrade now find connection speeds slow and that
>>> behind a Belkin preN router connected to 20mb cable connection.
>>  The WLAN sleep timeout was reduced in this release to help power
>> consumption. Unfortunately with some Access Points which do not
>> support Power Save Mode properly there might be connection problems,
>> which I think you are seeing now.
>> Please report all problems to bugzilla. Remember to include at least
>> AP's make, model and firmware version. Thanks.
> Kalle - for the timeout problems, see
> https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1636

Yeah, I'm aware of that bug. I'm on vacation now, and will be for the
next two and half weeks, so my response times will be high.

> Jake mistakenly tried to close it as INVALID. Unless you intend to
> revert back to the 3.2007 default you may want to think about adding a
> GUI checkbox that enables/disables the shorter timeout, or perhaps add
> a text/list box that allows the user to select their own timeout.

I think that revert is not an option, but a GUI would be appropriate
due to the number of people having problems.

> It would be nice to see some input from yourself on this bug - so far
> we're just discussing it amongst ourselves until it's either fixed,
> closed or marked as invalid. Not a good use of Bugzilla.

I will comment on that bug soon.

Neil, thank you for all your efforts on solving WLAN problems. I
really appreciate it.

Kalle Valo

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