brcm80211 hangs when disabling wireless

Dave Hansen dave at sr71.net
Thu Dec 9 21:54:38 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2010-12-09 at 13:43 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 01:26:50PM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > I've been getting hard hangs when I toggle the wireless on a Lenovo
> > S10-3.  It happens both with the physical switch and the Fn-F5 key
> > combo.  It's quite repeatable.  The system is quite stable when I'm not
> > trying to disable the wireless, though.
> 
> What kernel version is this?
> 
> Linus's latest tree has a known bug when the wireless is suspended and
> then resumed.  Broadcom is working on it but no patch is forthcoming
> yet.  Perhaps this is the same issue.

Yeah, it's 2.6.37-rc5 plus a pull from:

	http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ikepanhc/ideapad-laptop.git;a=summary

That could easily be it.  Thanks, Greg.

-- Dave




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