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

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Tue Dec 2 16:00:15 PST 2008


is a laptop gateway , model mp8708

fab

Brodey Dover wrote:
> Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>   
>> no, I don't think that that is the error... I will be more careful 
>> next time and write down the error, th only problem is that when it 
>> happens the computer restarts after a few seconds (mainly 'cause it 
>> happens on shutdown.. I think)
>>
>> I start to notice a problem with ACPI as well.. the laptop doesn't 
>> shut down completely.. I get the message that says that the computer 
>> will be shutdown via ACPI, then the monitor get blank, but the laptop 
>> stays on and I have to press the power button for a few seconds to 
>> force the shutdown.
>>
>> what should I do... burn the laptop or try to solve the issues? :-)
>>
>> Fabry
>>
>> Rod Clark wrote:
>>     
>>> Fabrizio,
>>>
>>> Do you see "interrupt storm on irq 017" (or whatever irq)
>>> messages as part of this, when wifi starts to stall? That
>>> happens intermittently with my ath0 wifi connection on PC-BSD
>>> and makes wifi unusable for some period of time. This can happen
>>> every few days or sometimes more often. However, on my system it
>>> seems unrelated to startup or shutdown. But I have not seen this
>>> with the same hardware under Linux. The only solution so far
>>> seems to be not to run FreeBSD (6.x) with that wifi card.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, 1 Dec 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.
>>>> ...
>>>>     
>>>>         
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> Fabry, I have the exact problem with shutting down! What hardware are 
> you running?
>
> Rgds,
> Brodey
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