Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106296
(NET ORINOCO) Kudzu freezes system with DWL-520 wireless PCI card installed
Last modified: 2013-07-02 22:15:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
The system would freeze while running kudzu. Running /etc/init.d/network or any
GUI network utility would also cause a freeze.
I worked around this problem by removing the D-Link DWL-520, running kudzu, then
reinstalling the DWL-520. Subsequent uses of kudzu finish successfully.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install OS with DWL-520 installed.
Actual Results: System freeze.
Expected Results: Successful boot. Maybe hardware detection.
I disabled graphical booting with GRAPHICAL=no.
kudzu tried to assign the orinoco_pci module to the Prism 2.5 chip. I don't
know if that module would even work with that chip. Under Red Hat 9.0 I use the
If the system freezes, that's a kernel problem.
Does Fedora Core orinoco work?
6 months with no comment - closing.