Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1291952
Kernel oops with TP-LINK TL-WN8200ND connected
Last modified: 2016-07-19 14:36:20 EDT
Description of problem:
"A kernel problem occurred, but your kernel has been tainted (flags:GC). Kernel maintainers are unable to diagnose tainted reports. Tainted modules: r8712u"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Sometimes, booting with wifi enabled and a
TP-LINK TL-WN8200ND connected to a USB port
Steps to Reproduce:
Kernel oops, differing MAC addresses reported in /var/log/wpa_supplicant.log:
"wlp0s26f7u4: SME: Trying to authenticate with 00:3a:9a:ab:5a:a0 (SSID='Place_Dupuis' freq=2462 MHz)
wlp0s26f7u4: SME: Trying to authenticate with 00:3a:9a:ab:5a:a0 (SSID='Place_Dupuis' freq=2462 MHz)
wlp0s26f7u4: SME: Trying to authenticate with b8:62:1f:ac:f2:30 (SSID='Place_Dupuis' freq=2437 MHz)
", fails to connect
Easy internet connection
There are several postings on the internet reporting difficulty with this adapter in Linux.
Willing to provide dmesg output and lspci/lsusb, but only if requested, as this kernel is reported as tainted.
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.
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