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SubjectRe: iwconfig seg-faults
On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 12:34:20PM +0100, Rodrigo Ventura wrote:
> SuSE 7.1, wireless-tools-20-5, kernel 2.4.5-pre3:
> /root# gdb iwconfig
> [...]
> (gdb) run wvlan0
> Starting program: /usr/bin/iwconfig wvlan0
> wvlan0 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"ISocRob" Nickname:"Gedeao"
> Frequency:2.437GHz Sensitivity:1/3 Mode:Ad-Hoc
> Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
> Bit Rate:2Mb/s RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
> Rx invalid nwid:0 invalid crypt:0 invalid misc:500
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0xc22ab05c in ?? ()
> Can't get any further useful info from gdb.
> Is this a known "issue"?

Yes, recompile iwconfig against your current kernel solves the problem
(you need to put a -I flag in the wireless-tools Makefile).


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