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Ticket #1704 (new defect)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

No packets and kernel load 100%

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Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version:
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


I can't describe this bug in detail, because I haven't yet found any way to 100% reproduce it. Still it looks to much to be wifi related. At some point my wifi link dies (i.e. no traffic is monitored with several active downloads in progress). At the same time one of my CPU cores becomes 100% busy with system. On the latest zen-sources this mostly leads to full system crash (kbd driver is not scheduled for execution anymore). On 2.6.23-gentoo-r4 I was able to do 'ifconfig ath0 down' (CPU was released immediately) and then restart wpa_supplicant so things got back to normal. There are no unusual log messages. Seems to happen both with of madwifi-ng and trunk.

Change History

12/21/07 19:34:38 changed by mentor

You are presumably using an SMP kernel?

12/21/07 19:41:52 changed by

Yes, SMP