Bug 785822 - 1/29 update breaks wifi networking
1/29 update breaks wifi networking
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 785239
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-01-30 12:30 EST by patrick korsnick
Modified: 2012-01-31 11:17 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-01-31 11:17:44 EST
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Description patrick korsnick 2012-01-30 12:30:12 EST
Description of problem:
after applying the 1/29 updates to my thinkpad running f16, wireless networking breaks after being used for a varying ammount of time.

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How reproducible:

every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot machine
2.use normally
3.wifi stops working
Actual results:

wifi stops working
Expected results:
wifi operates normally

Additional info:
by rebooting the machine it seems to fix it and you can use wifi again for a time- then it breaks again. wifi card is:

03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (rev 35)
Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2012-01-30 16:52:44 EST
This is a common issue with the compat-wireless-3.3-rc1 stuff being used in 3.2.2-1.fc16.  There are some test kernels out there to try.  John?
Comment 2 John W. Linville 2012-01-31 11:17:44 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 785239 ***

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