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Ticket #2267 (new defect)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

NETDEV WATCHDOG: wifi0: transmit timed out

Reported by: matth@netsight.co.uk Assigned to:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version:
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending: 0

Description (Last modified by mrenzmann)

I'm running an Alix board (Geode LX) with a AR5213 based mini-pci wireless card. Running:

Linux wifi2-mvb 2.6.26-1-686 #1 SMP Sat Jan 10 18:29:31 UTC 2009 i586 GNU/Linux

I'm using latest madwifi drivers compiles from svn checkout. After a few minutes of connecting and sending large amounts of traffic (the unit bridges an ethernet vlan trunk to ath0) I get the following timeout:

Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.566848] NETDEV WATCHDOG: wifi0: transmit timed out
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572506] ------------[ cut here ]------------
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572524] WARNING: at net/sched/sch_generic.c:222 dev_watchdog+0x8f/0xdc()
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572540] Modules linked in: bridge wlan_scan_ap ipv6 8021q loop evdev geode_aes crypto_blkcipher wlan_scan_sta snd_pcsp snd_pcm cs5535_gpio snd_timer snd geode_rng rng_core soundcore ath_rate_sample ath_pci snd_page_alloc wlan ath_hal(P) ext2 mbcache ide_disk ata_generic libata scsi_mod dock amd74xx ohci_hcd ehci_hcd ide_pci_generic ide_core usbcore via_rhine mii thermal_sys
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572702] Pid: 0, comm: swapper Tainted: P          2.6.26-1-686 #1
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572729]  [<c012256f>] warn_on_slowpath+0x40/0x66
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572869]  [<d090df04>] ath_set_ack_bitrate+0x1db/0x1e3 [ath_pci]
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.572969]  [<d08f3faf>] ath_reset+0x263/0x2a3 [ath_pci]
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573036]  [<d08f4588>] ath_tx_timeout+0xc5/0x105 [ath_pci]
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573108]  [<c0266b31>] dev_watchdog+0x8f/0xdc
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573137]  [<c0129658>] run_timer_softirq+0x11a/0x17c
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573167]  [<c0266aa2>] dev_watchdog+0x0/0xdc
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573210]  [<c0126579>] __do_softirq+0x66/0xd3
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573242]  [<c012662b>] do_softirq+0x45/0x53
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573266]  [<c01268e2>] irq_exit+0x35/0x67
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573289]  [<c0105f3f>] do_IRQ+0x52/0x63
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573317]  [<c0102656>] default_idle+0x0/0x53
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573348]  [<c01042a7>] common_interrupt+0x23/0x28
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573374]  [<c0102656>] default_idle+0x0/0x53
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573410]  [<c013007b>] param_attr_store+0x16/0x1d
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573444]  [<c0114d54>] native_safe_halt+0x2/0x3
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573481]  [<c0102683>] default_idle+0x2d/0x53
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573506]  [<c01025ce>] cpu_idle+0xab/0xcb
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573542]  =======================
Mar 16 11:01:02 wifi2-mvb kernel: [ 1881.573556] ---[ end trace e21d8358a6575aea ]---

This is a new ticket as somehow it was reported twice (#2204 and #2205) but both were closed as dups.

Change History

03/16/09 12:19:02 changed by mrenzmann

  • description changed.