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    SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc4-mm1
    On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 11:13 -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 17:23:54 -0600 Zan Lynx <> wrote:
    > >> First impressions:
    > >> Several of the same bugs as rc3-mm*:
    > >> * Freezes immediately if I touch the wlan0 device after loading
    > >> the new Broadcom wireless driver.
    > --snip--
    > >> 02:02.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4303 802.11b Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
    > I'm a little confused. The bcm43xx-mac80211 driver does not handle 802.11b devices, and the
    > bcm43xx-softmac driver should not freeze. Which one was configured here?

    It may have partly been a problem of having half of softmac and half
    devicescape. I'm not entirely sure what udev did.

    I tried a patch for the Sonic Silicon that was posted and I turned off
    all the configuration for the softmac driver.

    It isn't crashing right now but 802.11 isn't working either. I may get
    a chance this weekend to try some things with it, and some different
    firmware sets.

    If the new bcm43xx drivers do not support 802.11b at all and never will,
    I missed the documentation. Someone should add that to Kconfig.
    Zan Lynx <>
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