Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 239477
System Freezes when information is transmitted over the network connnection
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:04 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:126.96.36.199) Gecko/20070325 Firefox/188.8.131.52
Description of problem:
I have notice this behavior in Firefox, Pidgin, and yum. In firefox, if I attempt to visit a website, the system will freeze the moment it starts transferring www.***.com. In Pidgin, the system freezes when you attempt to connect to a im service. In yum, it occurs when it queries the repositories. This occurs in the Test 3 Release of Fedora on an Acer Aspire 3003 WLCi with a Broadcom 4318 air force one wireless b/g adapter and a SiS 900 Ethernet adapter. In my particular case, I upgraded to Test 3 from test 2 via yum.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open a program that transmits/receives information over the internet
2. Attempt to transmit/receive information.
System Froze. Caps Lock light blinks.
The information should have been transmitted or received.
Is this somehow reproducible with netcat or why is it assigned on netcat?
(In reply to comment #1)
> ...why is it assigned on netcat?
Because I didn't know where to put it. I looked for something that resembled
"network" and put it there.
I guess this is your wifi card driver problem hence reassigning to kernel.