Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 452660
Networking grinds to a halt with kernel-220.127.116.11-55
Last modified: 2015-06-21 20:06:17 EDT
Description of problem:
Installing Fedora 9 on my laptop (Dell D820 w/ IPW3945 wireless and Broadcom
NetXtreme BCM5752 wired) all networking works perfectly. However, on doing a yum
upgrade and pulling down the 18.104.22.168-55 kernel RPM, networking grinds to a
halt. Rebooting to the original 2.6.25-14 kernel networking all goes back to normal.
I've installed both x86_64 and i386 versions of Fedora 9 and have seen the same
problem. And I have installed both versions at least 3 times.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install base Fedora 9
2. Upgrade to 22.214.171.124-55 kernel
Do anything network related: traffic is slow, web pages do not come back most of
the time, SSH sessions will just freeze, yum is unable to hit mirrors
Networking to return results.
Can you try a kernel from Koji?
I downloaded and installed the mentioned kernel. On rebooting to that kernel and
logging in, I got a message that the kernel failed. I allowed it to send the
failure message back to kerneloops for diagnosis. I'm now back to the stock
kernel that came with F9.
Not sure what might be the problem w/ -70.fc9, but could I persuade you to
Many have reported wireless-related problems w/ -55.fc9 and iwl3945. -57.fc9
seems to fix most of those issues (at leas the ones which were new