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

Nicolas Chauvet kwizart at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 21:29:41 UTC 2012


2012/10/16 Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com>:
...
> 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 colorremedies.com. 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.

Are you really required to use broadcom-wl or is it a bad habit ?
Because you are not supposed to report issue on this driver here,
unless you un-install it.

thx for your understanding

Nicolas (kwizart)


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