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SubjectRe: mmotm 2009-04-27-15-45 uploaded - iwl3945 oops
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 01:39:44PM -0700, reinette chatre wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 10:14 -0700, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 15:46:07 PDT, akpm@linux-foundation.org said:
> > > The mm-of-the-moment snapshot 2009-04-27-15-45 has been uploaded to
> > >
> > > http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/mmotm/
> >
> > Saw this while booting at home, out of range of any access points I was
> > configured to associate with (there *are* 4 APs owned by neighbors that I can
> > see via kismet, but wpa_supplicant isn't configured to use them). Didn't
> > happen this morning at my office, when there's APs in range.
> >
> > This didn't happen in mmotm-0424, so it's something new in the last few days.
>
> A recent patch that is related is ...
>
> commit 4583f7455c6b668a4e9cab154b5a7b6c583b288a
> Author: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
> Date: Thu Apr 23 10:45:04 2009 +0200
>
> iwlwifi: notify on scan completion even when shutting down
>
> Under certain circumstances iwlwifi can get stuck and will no
> longer accept scan requests, because the core code (cfg80211)
> thinks that it's still processing one. This fixes one of the
> points where it can happen, but I've still seen it (although
> only with my radio-off-when-idle patch).
>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
> Acked-by: Reinette Chatre <reinette.chatre@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
>
>
> Could you please revert this and test again?

I doubt if that will help -- I just put it into wireless-2.6 and
wireless-testing today.

> If this does not help, could you please bisect?

Better bet...unless you meant "apply" instead of "revert"...

John
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