Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 242411
system freeze while configuring a rt2500 wifi card with iwconfig
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:23:44 EDT
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Description of problem:
The system freeze while configuring a rt2500 based wifi card with iwconfig
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. iwconfig wlan0 essid xxx; iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc; iwconfig channel 6
the system freeze
no freeze and working system
Freeze occur after the card is set up with:
ifconfig 192.168.1.10 up
See comment #29
The mentioned bug report seem to aply.
Are there source for the rt2xx modules or patches available from Fedora ?
The original can't be compiled.
According to the various reports and also my own experiences, I think that the
behaviour depend on the content of a variable which is not initialized.
The results I had was every time different, from time to time pings was
transmitted to the interfaces, on other tryes this was not the case.
freezing don't occur regulary.
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