Bug 452990 - iwl4965 doesn't work after hibernate; modprobe doesn't help
Summary: iwl4965 doesn't work after hibernate; modprobe doesn't help
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John W. Linville
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-26 14:20 UTC by Andrew Overholt
Modified: 2008-12-11 19:32 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-12-11 19:32:24 UTC
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Description Andrew Overholt 2008-06-26 14:20:17 UTC
Description of problem:
I'm running x86_64 Fedora 9 on a Thinkpad x61.  I've hibernated a few times
since getting this laptop last week, and never really noticed this before, but
this morning when I turned it back on, it can no longer connect to the wireless

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

How reproducible:
Not sure

Steps to Reproduce:
1. hibernate
2. wake up (connected to dock ... don't know if that matters)
3. modprobe -r iwl4965; modprobe iwl4965
Actual results:
No wireless device.  dmesg contains:

iwl4965: Tx 0 queue init failed
iwl4965: Unable to init nic

Expected results:
Wireless device works.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2008-06-26 15:17:15 UTC
I don't know if this is related, but I just suspended (to memory) my laptop and
opened it while in the dock and it hung while getting a wireless network
connection.  I hard-restarted it and the same thing happened twice more.  I
rebooted into and it seems to be working fine.

Comment 2 John W. Linville 2008-06-26 15:28:58 UTC
Many have reported such hangs with -55.fc9.  Please try -57.fc9 or later:


Comment 3 John W. Linville 2008-07-31 14:59:57 UTC
Are you still experiencing this issue with current F9 kernels (e.g. -97 or 

Comment 4 Andrew Overholt 2008-07-31 16:04:03 UTC
I can't seem to hibernate with -97:  bug #457424.

Comment 5 John W. Linville 2008-12-11 18:52:38 UTC
Are you able to recreate this now?

Comment 6 Andrew Overholt 2008-12-11 19:32:24 UTC
Looks like it works with

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