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Ticket #2480 (new defect)

Opened 10 years ago

Machine hangs with the message "unregister_netdevice :waiting for ath0 to become free =2"

Reported by: hebadawoud@hotmail.com Assigned to:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: other Version: v0.9.4
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending: 0

Description

I am working on Linux based desktop machines equipped with Wistron CM9 WLAN 802.11a/b/g mini‐PCI wireless (Atheros AR5213A chip). The Mandriva 2005 and madwifi‐0.9.4 driver installated on the machines,When I want to destroy the wireless interface using command"wlancofig ath0 destroy",the machine hangs with the message "unregister_netdevice :waiting for ath0 to become free =2".

The process for this command cannot be killed and the only way to halt the machine is to switch of power. I tried to find some available solutions on the internet, but I couldn't.

Thanks for your help in advance.

Regards, Heba