brcm80211 hangs when disabling wireless
henryp at broadcom.com
Mon Dec 13 19:31:11 UTC 2010
On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 01:54:38PM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
> 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:
> That could easily be it. Thanks, Greg.
Actually, I think it's the rfkill support (or lack thereof) that's causing you
trouble. But we're looking at that as well.
The outstanding reported issues that I'm aware of are:
- 43224 crashes
- missing rfkill support
- suspend/resume problems
- 4313 infinite loop in some cases
In terms of process, should these all get filed in bugzilla.kernel.org (or
somewhere else), or just track them via email and our TODO list?
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