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

Tyler Mills tylermills at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 12:39:11 PDT 2010

I personally can't wait for 9 to come out to throw on my T410!  Unless
an 8.2 release coming out soon provides better wifi support for the
IWL 6000 series.

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:36 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
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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
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