Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 451348
kernel .6 locks up when connecting to network b43 module
Last modified: 2008-07-01 03:46:48 EDT
Description of problem:
My computer locks up and the caps lock and scroll lock leds start blinking on my
keyboard whenever I try to connect to the network. This only just started
happening with the .6 release.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Connect to network using b43
I can't find any kernel oops output in my messages file.
Can you recreate the issue with these kernels?
(In reply to comment #1)
> Can you recreate the issue with these kernels?
These kernels seem to fix the problem. I am now able to connect to the net
without crashing. :)
This lockup also happens on powerpc, for me it locks up just after logging into
The kernel from the Koji link in comment 1 fixes it for me.
I can confirm this bug, happens also in my HP Pavilion 6775us. Doesn't matter
whether I use Network Manager or system-config-network to connect to a wifi
spot. Have yet to try Koji's kernel although chances are it will solve the
issue. Will update soon on this.
I can confirm this bug also on my machine, an ASUS Pro31s with a Intel wireless
card. As soon as NetworkManager connects to the network the machine locks up hard.
Works fine with the .4 kernel and earlier.
Here is my smolt profile:
Hi, I can confirm, that package kernel-126.96.36.199-57.fc9.i686.rpm
(http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/rpminfo?rpmID=615935) solves the problem.
Quick question, is this kernel being pushed into the repos? If so, when? I can't
seem to find it there, and some things on my system (namely my stupid nvidia
video card) require things that are closely related to the kernel.