[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Ath9 regression in latest kernel?



On Mon, 2009-12-07 at 12:41 -0800, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Rick Stevens <ricks nerd com> wrote:
> > On 12/07/2009 12:24 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> >>
> >> Since I updated to kernel-2.6.31.6-162.fc12.i686 on my EeePC 1000
> >> netbook, Wifi has become so unreliable as to be virtually unusable. Lost
> >> connections, dropped frames even when pinging the local AP, endless
> >> browswer waits while "Resolving host ...". The same AP supports 1 iMac,
> >> a Mac Mini, 3 laptops and about 6 iPhones, all with no problems, but I
> >> reset it anyway just in case, to no effect. I've spent a couple of days
> >> fraking around with NM before deciding to try rolling back to
> >> kernel-2.6.31.6-145.fc12.i686, which immediately solved all the
> >> problems.
> >>
> >> The chipset is an AR928x. Had anyone else seen this? I'll BZ if
> >> necessary.
> >
> > Is the kernel the only thing that changed?  Try booting an older one
> > and see if the problem goes away.  If it does, then yes, bugzilla it
> > immediately.  If an updated kernel breaks something as basic as
> > networking, that makes it "necessary".  :-)
> 
> Yes, this is a known bug.  It was even discussed on this list as
> recently as last week.
> 

I know, in fact I did look for it when the problem arose but couldn't
pin down the thread. Apologies for repeating known material.

poc


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]