Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 228664
Module bcm43xx crash kernel with mem >1G
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:57 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
That problem is descrybed and resolved by Larry Finger`s pathes:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228665 ***