8.1 stable ar9285 ath0 problem

Troye Johnson drsweetlips at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 16:26:54 UTC 2010

well i just patched recompiled. Its evwn worse now. Now the
var,log,messages log is even more flooded with the said messages.

/Sent from Nokia 5800

On 7/29/10, Kurt Jaeger <pi at opsec.eu> wrote:
> Hi!
>> UPDATE: Oh, one more thing. Upon loading the ath driver a couple of days
>> ago
>> I got a kernel panic and freeze. It panicked and then the system froze.
>> The
>> driver can scan for access points and associates to the AP, but then the
>> kernl delivers the message in /var/log/message ("kernel: ath0: bb hang
>> detected, resetting) that the ath driver froze.
> I disabled the reset, and used the 9285 (asus eeepc 1015PE) sucessfully,
> while still a bit flakey. I'm in a conference right now, so a bit busy.
> See
> http://opsec.eu/backup/patch-ath-reset
> And if you see 'unknown subtype' messages if doing ifconfig -m wlan0,
> maybe
> http://opsec.eu/backup/patch-ifmedia
> will help as well.
> --
> pi at opsec.eu            +49 171 3101372                        10 years to go
> !

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