[PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD 8.x WiFi kernel panic issues on Pentium-M
kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jan 26 08:53:49 PST 2011
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On 01/24/2011 19:44, Rick wrote:
> I'm having a wifi issue very similar to the one reported here:
> A short time after enabling wireless networking, the system panics and
> reboots. Each time rc.conf is wiped out.
> I've tried i386 PC-BSD 8.1 and 8.2-RC2 and have this problem on two
> similar laptops: Dell D610 and HP nc6000. Both laptops are Pentium-M
> class, 1GB RAM, mini-PCI. I have tried an Intel NIC, Broadcom NIC, and
> Ralink NIC with the same results.
> Is this a known-issue? Is there something I can do to help troubleshoot
> this problem?
This is a known problem in the 8.x series, for whatever reason
restarting the wireless networking sometimes causes a kernel panic, and
any stuff not synced to disk is lost. FWIW it seems to be fixed/better
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