Malformed packets in DHCP challenge

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Malformed packets in DHCP challenge

Matteo Brusa
I have an AR 5212 as access point, encryption is off; the client is a
Nokia E51.
Some packets get mangled, and the DHCP challenge never concludes.
Here is a tcpdump of the dialog:
And here a tcpdump of a similar dialog, using an Asus AP:

dmesg after modprobe:
[294740.770000] AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, AR5416, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413,
RF5413, RF2133)
[294740.820000] ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:14.0[A] -> Link [LNKB] ->
GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
[294741.410000] MadWifi: ath_attach: Switching rfkill capability off.
[294741.430000] wifi0: Atheros AR2414 chip found (MAC 7.9, PHY 2112A
4.5, Radio 5.6)
[294741.450000] ath_pci: wifi0: Atheros 5212: mem=0xde000000, irq=10

# lspci
00:14.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5212/AR5213
Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor (rev 01)

# svn info
Path: .
Repository Root:
Repository UUID: 0192ed92-7a03-0410-a25b-9323aeb14dbd
Revision: 3746
Node Kind: directory
Schedule: normal
Last Changed Author: scottr
Last Changed Rev: 3746
Last Changed Date: 2008-06-26 10:23:41 +0200 (Thu, 26 Jun 2008)

I couldn't find any matching active ticket, should i file one?


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