ndis panic HP pavilion ze4400 won't boot
glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 06:24:48 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Neal Hogan <nealhogan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I never loaded into /boot/modules and at this point I've removed the
> *bcmwl5-stuff* to begin again. Note that *kldload bcmwl5_sys.ko* output
> that there was no such file. Below is some info as to what lead to the panic
> (it's info I gave in response to another generous fellow on the list).
Just use `kldload bcmwl5_sys` without the `.ko' at the end.
> I have not formally sync'd the system and source. But what I did prior to
> the panicking was freshly install 7.0-RELEASE from disc, did not add any
> packages, before upgrading to 7.1-RELEASE, using *freebsd-update -r
> 7.1-RELEASE upgrade && freebsd-update -r 7.1-RELEASE install* I then
> installed downloded the ports tree via ftp and added a few packages.
This could be causing a problem if the kernel and userland (ndis
included) are out of sync.
> The bcmwl5_sys.ko was generated using *ndisgen /mnt/flash/bcmwl5.inf
> /mnt/flash/bcmwl5.sys* When it came time to make the .ko file, it reported
> a syntax error on the last line of the .inf file. I removed that line and
> the .ko file was generated.
> As far as using the correct driver is concerned . . . my Broadcom card is a
> BCM94309, version 4.10.40, in Windows XP Home. I got the driver, with those
> specs, from the HP website. The only difference was that my hardware specs
> under XP dates the card version as 11/2/2005 and the driver, on the HP site,
> is dated 2/17/2006.
Try using an older/newer .inf and .sys file.
> Panic info . . . there was not much time to get all of the info before it
> reboot and, at this point, I've uninstalled the driver stuff to avoid panic.
> I do remember it saying something about a *fatal trap 12*
Fatal trap 12 is kind of a generic error message. What appears before
that actual trap is the important part.
> I hope this was info. you were looking for. Again, thanks for your
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