whenever I connect my Raspberry Pi over wifi to the LAN, I sometimes get micro-freezes when streaming video from the Raspberry or when I connect over ssh. It seems kinda periodic. The freeze/lag has a duration of ca. 1 second and after that everything goes back to normal.

Is it a problem with the Pi or maybe with the router?

What do you think?

  • if its Raspbian then make sure the kernel and firmware are up to date raspberrypi.org/documentation/raspbian/updating.md
    – rob
    Oct 17, 2014 at 7:44
  • Switch wireless power management off (man iwconfig, power option). I didn't get micro-freezes, but I did get freezes of about 30 seconds before I discovered this option.
    – joan
    Oct 17, 2014 at 8:14

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Have you tried using a different wifi adapter? When I bought my Pi, I bought a kit that came with an adapter that gave me nothing but trouble. As soon as I replaced it with a different one, everything worked fine.

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