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Bug#571257: [squeeze] ath5k and athros wireless fails to work since last kernel update

found 571257 linux-2.6/2.6.32-5


Jim Ham wrote:

> Debian sqeeze
> Fujitsu Lifebook A3130
> uname -a reports: Linux WideBook 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jan 10 22:40:40 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> The Athros wireless chip is built in on this notebook. All worked well
> until the last kernel update. Now the athros chip associates during
> boot, but  deassociates later. From dmesg:
> [  428.084211] ath0: deauthenticating from 00:16:01:4a:c8:a3 by local choice (reason=3)
> This has a secondary effect in that both top and bottom panels in Gnome
> don't work as long as there is no internet. If I plug in the hardware
> port eth0, do an ifdown, then ifup on eth0 the banners start to work
> after a while. This seems to be a very strange side affect!
> Once I know where to send this report I can include the logs.

Thanks for reporting, and sorry we missed this one.

Do you still have access to this hardware?  What kernel are you using
these days?

If the problem is still reproducible with a squeeze or sid kernel,
then yes, we'd be interested in logs.

Hope that helps,

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