wlan config crash
abandon.every.hope at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 11:53:27 PST 2010
Found a potential bug configuring wlan using rc.conf. The following was
added to rc.conf on a fresh desktop install:
The associated wpa_supplicant.conf from /etc:
With these edits in the listed files the machine poops its pants on boot
(during network config, of course) and gives a:
"ad8: WARNING - SETFEATURES SET TRANSFER MODE ..."
At this point it's unrecoverable.
It looks like adding "ifconfig_ral0="up"" in rc.conf before the other
two lines listed below avoids the crash. I have configured other wlan
setups in the past and I don't remember having to explicitly make sure
the device was up. Maybe it is just the device?
The device from dmesg:
ral0: <Ralink Technology RT2561S> mem 0xcfef8000-0xcfefffff irq 10 at
device 10.0 on pci1
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