Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 440674
rt61pci wireless locks up on boot under kernel 184.108.40.206-64.fc8
Last modified: 2008-04-19 06:13:57 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20080325 Fedora/18.104.22.168-1.fc8 Firefox/22.214.171.124
Description of problem:
After updating from 126.96.36.199-50.fc8 to 188.8.131.52-64.fc8, rt61pci based wireless driver locks up during boot (machine locks-up after displaying "Bringing up interface wlan0" during boot).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to 184.108.40.206-64 kernel
3. Boot locks on bringin up wlan0
Boot process locked
kernel-220.127.116.11-74.fc8 fixes this for me.
Created attachment 301470 [details]
kernel messages output
Similar bug for rt2500pci. kernel.x86_64 18.104.22.168-64.fc8, duel core athlon 64
5600 stepping 2 4Gb Duel DDR2 ram. Turn off "activate at boot" for wlan0 and
the kernel boots normally. When you ifup wlan0 after boot CPU#1 hangs like it's
stuck in a loop. See attatchment fo a repeated message in messages.
Daryl, please update to a later kernel:
Confirming 22.214.171.124-84.fc8 to be a working version. Thank you.