Bug#489990: linux-image-2.6.25-2-amd64: b43 Error loading microcode following Hibernate
Unfortunately I had to replace this unit.. now using a HP DV7 with a ath5k
in it, so I can not test this any further.
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 8:44 AM
To: Ian MacDonald
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: Re: linux-image-2.6.25-2-amd64: b43 Error loading microcode
On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 10:43:17PM -0400, Ian MacDonald wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.25-2-amd64
> Version: 2.6.25-6
> Severity: normal
> Although my architecture is different(AMD/MCP51), I am experiencing
exactly the problem described in #482153.
> My broadcom device is
> 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11a/b/g (rev
> After hibernate, I receive the following message. Unloading b43 results
in a hard lock-up.
> Reboot seems to be the only way to re-enable the wireless card.
> b43-phy0 ERROR: Microcode not responding
> As shown below, my firmware is the latest (126.96.36.199)
> [ 11.484587] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4311 WLAN found
> [ 38.422374] input: b43-phy0 as /class/input/input10
> [ 38.829277] b43-phy0: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26
> [ 40.021541] Registered led device: b43-phy0::tx
> [ 40.021596] Registered led device: b43-phy0::rx
> [ 40.021639] Registered led device: b43-phy0::radio
> Prior to 2.6.25 an RTC bug prevented any kind of hibernate stability on my
hardware (dv9000z), so there are
> not many options for other AMD/HP Pavillion 9000z users.
> Suspend S3 works great every time.
Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?