I had some serious speed and reliability issues with the older kernel, 2.6.32. When I upgraded to 2.6.34 I did manage to get much better speeds, but the ad-hoc connection is still unreliable, sometimes it wont connect or other times the connection drops. Would upgrading the marvell firmware on it's own be of any help, or did the kernel upgrade already include this?

Alok

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 7:44 PM, msbroadf <msbroadf@gmail.com> wrote:

I had the same problem with the onboard wifi causing a lot of tx errors etc
and generally the reliability for tx and rx was pretty poor.

What i found helped things a bit (reduces the tx errors) was upradeing the
marvell firmware.  (Search this forum, for my post of the upgraded
firmware).

However the performance still wasnt ideal for me so i just ended up buying a
simple wifi dongle and that works pretty well.  Ralink 3072 and realtek
8188SU dongles worked for me after i compiled the drivers using source on
their website.



vwyodapink wrote:
>
> There still seems to be no improvement with the libertas driver and
> the watchdog issues with the onboard wifi. Has anyone come up with any
> patches and or fixes to get the on board working smoothly with no
> errors? I also see insane amount of lost packets no consistency on
> speed things like that. Very frustrating to not be able to get a
> consistent and reliable connection with the onboard. If you have
> gotten yours working as normal as can be can you please post what you
> did and not just oh mine works fine. There seems to be a few who claim
> to have it running really well from previous posts but none seem to
> share what or how they did it. Yes I do get access and it does " work
> " I just dont feel its working up to par really. This could all be a
> lack of experience thing on my end but I have never had such a hard
> time with a wifi device before. Even running a simple adhoc setup with
> the wifi does not return desirable results even compared to multiple
> USB dongle adapters I have run from the board testing their speed
> accuracy in the same manner. Thanks for any help and or clarification
> to my thinking.
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