Re: Is Network-Manager freezing my system?
On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Sjoerd Hardeman
> gn643202 schreef:
>> thveillon.debian wrote:
>>> Patrick Wiseman wrote:
>>>> ... Yesterday, my
>>>> system froze twice, i.e. became completely unresponsive, the caps lock
>>>> LED flashing, as it does on this machine when it's frozen. (A quick
>>>> Google search suggests that's a sign of kernel panic.) The only
>>>> remedy is to hold down the power button until it powers down. The
>>>> reason I suspect Network-Manager is twofold: (1) the freeze only
>>>> happened when I had the machine hard-wired to my network, and (2)
>>>> syslog showed lots of wlan0 activity - trying to connect, being denied
>>>> a DHCP address - just before the freeze occurs. Has anyone else had a
>>>> similar experience? I don't want to file a bug report against
>>>> Network-Manager unless I'm pretty sure it's the culprit.
>>> it was happening to me with an atheros chip and ath5k module. Removing
>>> NetworkManager in favor of WICD solved the issue, so I am pretty sure it
>>> was the trouble maker. ...
>> I have had the same problem.
>> Searched Synaptic but could not find the WICD package in Lenny.
> My laptop was hard freezing sporadically, usually at home with a wired
> network. Yet, with the update today (in squeeze) of network-manager, it
> crashed every few minutes. Disabling wireless solved that, and is hasn't
> appeared again after installing wicd and enabling wireless again.
> Searching on packages.debian.org shows that wicd for stable is in
> backports: http://packages.debian.org/lenny-backports/wicd
> PS. Can somebody file a bug report on network-manager? I have no time
> this weekend especially since the reportbug package is currently not
> working for me in testing (bug #524297).