Bug 430569 - Excessive messages logged for wireless control on Dell laptop
Excessive messages logged for wireless control on Dell laptop
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-28 15:27 EST by Liam Dennehy
Modified: 2008-04-10 15:12 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 0.6.6
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Last Closed: 2008-04-10 15:12:15 EDT
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Description Liam Dennehy 2008-01-28 15:27:22 EST
Description of problem:
/var/log/messages filled with reference to dellWirelessCtl

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
libsmbios-bin v0.13.13 (owns /usr/sbin/dellWirelessCtl)

How reproducible:
every 6 seconds, no intervention required

Steps to Reproduce:
1. unknown source, always occurs
Actual results:
/var/log/messages filled with lines similar to:
Jan 28 20:20:15 leopard NetworkManager: <info>  Error getting killswitch power:
org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.KillSwitch.NotSupported - dellWirelessCtl returned 2 
Jan 28 20:20:51 leopard last message repeated 6 times
Jan 28 20:21:52 leopard last message repeated 10 times
Jan 28 20:22:53 leopard last message repeated 10 times
Jan 28 20:23:54 leopard last message repeated 10 times

Expected results:
No log entries for normal operation...

Additional info:
I have removed the supplied WLAN card and replaced with an Atheros card, output
from dellWirelessCtl:

# ./dellWirelessCtl --st_wlan
Radio Status for WLAN:
        WLAN supported
        WLAN not installed
        WLAN enabled
        Status Code: 2
Comment 1 Dan Williams 2008-02-29 15:58:41 EST
Just a note; will be updating F7 to 0.6.6 soon which will suppress duplicates here.
Comment 2 Dan Williams 2008-04-10 15:12:15 EDT
0.6.6 pushed for F7.

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