Samsung RF-511 wpa_supplicant crashes under kernel 3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Oct 16 21:29:10 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-10-16 at 15:05 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
> On Oct 16, 2012, at 12:13 PM, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:
> > People developing kernel, I got a blocker bug at:
> > 
> > Kernel: 3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64
> > wpa_supplicant crashes during boot.
> > Hardware: Samsung RF-511 Intel Core i5. Broadcom WiFi.
> > Bug deactivates even eth0
> > System becomes unusable.
> Yeah I'm getting this oops as well but have had difficulty extracting
> any information from the system. I suggest you file a bug, and cc:
> bugzilla at I'll add what info I have, even if I have
> to take a photograph (egads).
> I get this after rebooting from 'yum install broadcom-wl' and I
> recover after using yum erase. It's on a Core 2 Duo. EFI booting. Only
> with 3.6.1-1, previous kernels are OK.

If indeed this is related to using the Broadcom driver from Fusion and
doesn't happen unless that broadcom-wl package is installed, file the
bug in Fusion bugzilla, it's not a Fedora kernel bug.
Adam Williamson
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