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Re: Complete freeze in gnome.



On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 18:37 -0400, cafairle engmail uwaterloo ca wrote:
> Problems with a complete freeze. This has happened twice in two days for some
> reason. 
> Some facts.
> 02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN
> Controller (rev 03)
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV36 [GeForce FX Go5700]
> (rev a1)
> 
> 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
> 
> Click outside the xterm window. Frozen. Had to do a hard reboot. Crash.log shows
> the /var/log/messages just prior to the hang.
> 

Sounds like the problem I had with my laptop using ndiswrapper and the
same wireless card.

To fix it I use the 16K stack kernel from
http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/wlan/full/downloads-fc3-kernel-
i686.php


> 2nd freeze. Very similar circumstances. See Crash2.log for the moments just
> before the hang (had initiated dhclient when bam, frozen).
> **Note the kernel bug in Crash2.log.. should I bug this in SF??
> 
> Any other information needed to perhaps debug this?
> Chris
> 
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