Bug#571257: [Jim Ham: Re: [squeeze] ath5k and athros wireless fails to work since last kernel update]
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Jonathan Nieder wrote:
This problem went away with a subsequent kernel update. I've
subsequently switched to XFCE4, so don't know about the banner problem.
I stick with Debian Testing, so the kernel has changed many times since
found 571257 linux-2.6/2.6.32-5
Jim Ham wrote:
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
If the problem is still reproducible with a squeeze or sid kernel,
then yes, we'd be interested in logs.
Hope that helps,
I still have the Fujitsu Lifebook, but recently updated to a Macbook
Air. The Fujitsu doesn't see much action any more.
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