Complete freeze in gnome.

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Wed Jun 8 10:03:14 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 20:20 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 06:37:56PM -0400, cafairle at engmail.uwaterloo.ca wrote:
> > Problems with a complete freeze. This has happened twice in two days for some
> > reason. 
> > Some facts.
> [...]
> > Using ndiswrapper-1.1
> > Kernel is 2.6.11-1.27_FC3 recompiled with 4KSTACK off. 
> > nVidia driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-7174-pkg1.run
> [...]
> > Heres the commands I ran before the hang.
> > modprobe -r ndiswrapper
> > modprobe ndiswrapper
> > iwconfig <some options>
> > dhclient -r
> > dhclient wlan0
> [...]

> Source code to the binary-only drivers you've linked in?
> 
> Without that, there's no point in filing in bugzilla, because there's no way
> to fully diagnose the problem, let alone fix it. It's likely not a bug in
> the kernel proper, but the binary drivers you're loading in.

I've had this happen on my laptop too. Just didn't responded a while
after ndiswrapper was mod-probbed.

In the end, I just migrated to using ipw2100 instead


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