Bug 4478 - Unstable WiFi connection with Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN in R4 vs R3
: Unstable WiFi connection with Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN in R4 vs R3
Product: Desktop Bugs
Classification: ROSA Desktop
Component: -Enter Bugs Here-
: Fresh
: All Linux
: Normal normal
: 2014 Fresh R4
Assigned To: Eugene Shatokhin
: Desktop Triage Team
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Reported: 2014-10-03 16:46 MSD by Andrey Ponomarenko
Modified: 2015-03-11 12:02 MSK (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Andrey Ponomarenko 2014-10-03 16:46:03 MSD
Description of problem:

The connection is much more unstable in R4 versus R3: lower speed, slower establishing of connection.

Card: Intel Corporation	PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]
Drivers: iwlwifi, wl

PC: HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook


R3: http://hw.rosalinux.ru/index.php?probe=a6a70c1928
R4: http://hw.rosalinux.ru/index.php?probe=f92a410c14

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): R4

How reproducible: always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Establish connection using network manager widget
2. Open browser or ping anything
Comment 1 FirstLevel 2014-10-09 11:24:06 MSD
Please check the problem for our new release
Comment 2 Vladimir Potapov 2014-11-12 15:51:03 MSK
Надо бы с новым фирмварем проверить.
Comment 3 Eugene Shatokhin 2014-11-12 16:30:39 MSK
(In reply to comment #2)
> Надо бы с новым фирмварем проверить.

В новом firmware для 5100-й серии, если не ошибаюсь, нет изменений. 

Но вот для stable ядер совсем недавно предложили интересный патч (он уже в mainline):

В след. обновление ядра, думаю, включим, - тогда на нём и попробовать можно.
Comment 4 Eugene Shatokhin 2015-03-03 21:24:32 MSK
Does the problem show up in ROSA R5 with all updates?
Comment 5 Eugene Shatokhin 2015-03-11 12:02:18 MSK
Closing for now. If the problem show up in ROSA R5 with all updates, please reopen.