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Bug #4740

Intel wireless kernel panic in infrastructure mode with WPA

Added by Vladimir Chernyshov almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Wireless
Target version:
-
Start date:
06/03/2015
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Affected Version:
2.2.x
Affected Architecture:
All

Description

I've got permanent kernel panic and reboot with intel wireless 4965 minipcie card in WAN infrastructure mode when wpa is activated.

It seems to me the reason is absence of timeout after wpa_supplicant is started, at least the patch below helped me

--- /etc/inc/interfaces.inc.orig 2015-06-03 14:32:10.000000000 0300
+
+ /etc/inc/interfaces.inc 2015-06-03 14:33:01.000000000 +0300
@ -2714,9 +2714,9 @
unset($wlcmd_args, $wlcmd);

- sleep(1);
/* execute hostapd and wpa_supplicant if required in shell */
mwexec("/bin/sh {$g['tmp_path']}/" . escapeshellarg($if) . "_setup.sh");
+ sleep(1);

return 0;

History

#1 Updated by Chris Buechler over 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from intel wireless 4965 kernel panic to Intel wireless kernel panic in infrastructure mode with WPA
  • Affected Version changed from 2.2.2 to 2.2.x

#2 Updated by Chris Buechler over 3 years ago

  • Affected Architecture changed from amd64 to All

#3 Updated by Ramon Buckland over 3 years ago

Yes, moving the sleep(1) line from above to below the wpa_supplicant loading line resolved the issue.

I now have pfsense using WiFi as the WLAN link.

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