iwi leaks memory?
ilja at lynx.ee
Fri Feb 16 13:35:17 UTC 2007
today I had the same problems.
src/sys/dev/iwi/if_iwi.c,v 188.8.131.52 2007/01/23 22:17:48
Quoting Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at icir.org>:
> will have a look at this.
> Which version of if_iwi.c are you using ?
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 11:34:48PM +0200, V.Chukharev wrote:
>> It seems that iwi driver cannot survive more than just a few cycles
>> of switching down/up.
>> In a place with a bad wireless connection I needed to do that quite
>> a number of times
>> (that was the simplest way to restore connectivity I knew), and
>> after 5-10 cycles I needed
>> to reboot my notebook totally.
>> Can anybody with iwi (<Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG>) confirm (or
>> better unconfirm)
>> that doing
>> for ii in `jot 100`; do sudo ifconfig iwi0 down; sleep 2; sudo
>> ifconfig iwi0 up; done
>> always results in the following messages (and lost connectivity):
>> Feb 15 09:43:59 chu kernel: iwi0: link state changed to DOWN
>> Feb 15 09:44:13 chu kernel: iwi0: link state changed to UP
>> Feb 15 09:44:13 chu kernel: iwi0: link state changed to DOWN
>> Feb 15 09:44:18 chu kernel: iwi0: device timeout
>> Feb 15 09:44:20 chu kernel: iwi0: could not allocate firmware DMA memory
>> A fix for this would be even better ;))
>> V. Chukharev
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