Bug 440471 - iwl4965: joining Ad-Hoc network fails
Summary: iwl4965: joining Ad-Hoc network fails
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-03 17:46 UTC by Emmanuel Kowalski
Modified: 2009-01-09 06:19 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 06:19:16 UTC

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2008-04-03 17:48 UTC, Emmanuel Kowalski
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Description Emmanuel Kowalski 2008-04-03 17:46:33 UTC
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Description of problem:
On a new Thinkpad T61p with Fedora 8 x86_64, trying to join an Ad-Hoc network
with the iwl4965 wireless driver leads to failure very quickly, with two assertions failing in net/mac80211/{sta_info,key}.c
These assertions are reported repeatedly (messages.log filling a the rate of 5 to 10 Mb/s).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Join an ad-hoc network (with static IP adresses).
2. Wait a few minutes.

Actual Results:
I noticed a continuous hard-disc write with gkrellm, and the computer froze after
a few minutes.

Expected Results:
Functioning network without crash.

Additional info:
(1) The two assertion failures are attached below; they occurred repeatedly and identically.
(2) The other computer on the Ad-Hoc network, a Dell D820 with iwl3945 (and Fedora 8, 32bit), also froze around the same time.  The log reports assertions failing in the same two files and lines.

Comment 1 Emmanuel Kowalski 2008-04-03 17:48:47 UTC
Created attachment 300291 [details]
Log messages 

These messages were repeated identically many many times in the log file.

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