"iwi0: fatal error" on boot

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 19:28:22 PST 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Johannes Hofmann
<johannes.hofmann at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using the iwi driver with wpa successfully on my Thinkpad T42p for
> quite while now with WPA enabled.
> During but I'm always seeing:
> iwi0: fatal error
> iwi0: wake firmware monitor
> iwi0: reset firmware
> And then things work fine. Is this expected?
> Also in some cases (about 1 of 50 boots) the iwi0 device seems to
> hang (no network traffic going through. A reboot helps.
> All this is not urgent of course, but I thought I should mention it.
> Are there any plans to update the iwi driver? I could try to help.

I wanted to rewrite it for a long time, but never find enough time
after I whacked ipw(4) :P
Would you be interested? :)

Best Regards,

Live Free or Die

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