Why I am getting message: "wlan0: ieee80211_new_state_locked: pending SCAN -> RUN transition lost" in 8.0 with ndis driver?

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 09:08:43 UTC 2009

On 11/30/09, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> After upgrading to 8.0 I am getting a new message: wlan0:
> /ieee80211_new_state_locked: pending SCAN/ -> RUN transition lost.
> I use ndis driver with Broadcom WiFi card BCM94312MCGSG.

That is debug message temporarely enabled unconditionally and then forgotten.

There is race in if_ndis driver between how link state event is handled and
how it is passed to net80211, causing such message.
In almost all cases you can ignore it.

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