Bug 228664 - Module bcm43xx crash kernel with mem >1G
Module bcm43xx crash kernel with mem >1G
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 228665
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-02-14 04:45 EST by Vladimir N.Chernenkov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-14 04:58:35 EST
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Description Vladimir N.Chernenkov 2007-02-14 04:45:06 EST
Description of problem:

If actual size of memory on motherboard is <=1024M 
the all work OK. You may boot kernel-2.6.19-1.2895.fc6 with mem=1024M and
bigger phyzical size of memory, then working ok too.
But for default loading of the kenels up to kernel-doc-2.6.20-1.2922.fc7 with
size of memory > 1G there is crashed by error in DMA operations.

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How reproducible:
Build the system with CPU AMD Opteron and 2048M of memory on
ASUS SK8N Motherboard with PCI TEW-403PI wireless adapter.

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Configure WiFi device BCM4306 802.11b/g with wpa_supplicant as eth1
2. modprobe bcm43xx 
3. service wpa_supplicant start

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That problem is descrybed and resolved by Larry Finger`s pathes:
Comment 1 Vladimir N.Chernenkov 2007-02-14 04:58:35 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228665 ***

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