[PC-BSD Testing] System Crash after joining wireless access point

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Sep 21 12:36:23 PDT 2010


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On 09/21/2010 15:33, Karl Fischer wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> I'm facing a very weird issue, after changing my wireless settings on my
> laptop, it restarts with nothing working after the restart, I have figured
> out that the rc.conf is blank, luckily I have a backup of the file so it is
> pretty easy to get back up and running, any idea where I can start looking
> to resolve this issue.
> 
> I have a Toshiba Tecra S11. (Installed via usb (sidenote for Arthur))
> 
> Thanks for the help.
> Karl
> 


I've seen the same thing here, but its intermittent at best. At the
moment its a known issue, which may be fixed for 9 (hopefully). What
happens is that if you try to run /etc/rc.d/netif restart to restart WPA
/ wireless networking, sometimes it causes a kernel panic, and the crash
you are seeing.


- -- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems
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