Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123827
iwconfig segmentation fault when specifying WEP encryption key
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; VNIE5
Description of problem:
When specifying a 128bit encryption key with iwconfig
iwconfig wlan0 key restricted <26 digit hex key>
a segmentation fault results, the system becomes unresponsive and
hangs during the shutdown process.
A similar fault results from attempting to activate the connection
with the network configuration GUI
/sbin/if : line 60 : 2709 Segmentation fault
iwconfig $DEVICE key $KEY
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.setup a wireless device
2.configure the device,
iwconfig <device> key restricted <key>
Which wireless card
Please also attach "dmesg" output after the segmentation fault.
The wireless card is an Intel Truemobile 1300, as installed on a Dell
lspci -v reports the following information
02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Computer Corporation TrueMobile 1300 WLAN
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 32, IRQ 7
Memory at faff6000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
The driver is ndiswrapper-0.7
Unfortunately I cannot attach dmesg information as the system becomes
unresponsive after seg faulting.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 78616 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.