"receive_packet failed on ath0: Network is down" during DHCP request with an associated AP
When udhcpc (or dhclient) tries to make a request, I usually get this
receive_packet failed on ath0: Network is down
l2_packet_receive - recvfrom: Network is down
The advice I found from searching for the error was to make sure I'm
associated, and I am:
ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"..." Nickname:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: ...
Bit Rate:36 Mb/s Tx-Power=28 dBm Sensitivity=1/1
Retry:off RTS thr=1 B Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=40/70 Signal level=-59 dBm Noise level=-99 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
I can also associate with a secure version of that AP and get an
encryption key with wpa_supplicant, but I still get the same error.
I can successfully associate with an request an IP address from some
other AP. Since this worked before, and I didn't change any settings,
this seemed like an AP issue, but I thought I should see if I missed