Description of problem:
I have a Zyxel G-1000 access point, configured for WPA(2)-PSK. For this I have a
couple of timer options to set. ReAuthentication timer (set to 1800 secs) and an
Idle timeout (3600 secs).
Now - I do think Zyxel have a bug here, since connection idles out even though
i'm doing timely reauthentications (correct me if i'm wrong here) - But i still
think i see a problem with nm/wpa_supplicant (component or interop???).
Upon reaching the idle timeout, the AP essentially disconnects me. NM (or
wpa_supplicant) discovers this and reconnects. Great. But it only works a few
times, then my connection stays down until i manually select to re-connect using
the NM list.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
driver: madwifi-ng rev 1556
Steps to Reproduce:
1. connect to Zyxel AP configured for WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK
2. leave computer alone over night (no network activity)
3. check connection in the morning
like i mentioned, i do believe Zyxel has a bug that really triggers the problem,
but NM/wpa_supplicant should at least be able to keep reconnecting endlessly
without problems. right?
Created attachment 129366 [details]
NM log of the problem as it happens (May 17 at 00:30 connection dies, at 7:xx i reconnect manually to get it going again)
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