[PC-BSD Testing] Kernel Panic on Wireless + shutdown

Brodey Dover pcfxer at rogers.com
Tue Dec 2 14:30:16 PST 2008


Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> While PC-BSD was restarting, I got a kernel panic when I noticed that 
> the wireless for my laptop was off and I switched on.
>
> This happened right at the moment when it is testing for the wireless 
> card.... I noticed that was showing it as DOWN, I switched ON and got 
> the kernel panic.
>
> I tried to replicate the issue but I was not able to.
>
> since then I have been getting random kernel panic when trying to turn 
> off the laptop.. I am actually able to know when the panic is coming 
> because at shutdown the kernel messages are really slow to appear.. like 
> a typewriter effect, and often the very first message looks like that is 
> two messages one on top of the other.
>
> please let me know what I should grab next time I see the panic so I can 
> post it.
>
> thank you
>
> Fabry
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I generally get firmware errors when shutting down, which shouldn't 
happen, but neither should kernel panics! What chipset and driver is the 
card using?

Regards,
Brodey


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