freeze on Dell Inspiron 700m
steve at grommit.com
Wed Nov 10 13:55:38 PST 2004
On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 01:59:41PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > Correction... the only thing hal _does_ do is to try to detect whether
> > or not the card has a link, using MII register link detection, which is
> > really just an ioctl() on the card. If this fails, then the card
> > doesn't have link detection. However, if the box freezes, then
> > something is _definitely_ wrong with the Broadcom driver.
> Right. However, we don't need to check the link if the interface is not
> up; the attached patch implements this.
> I've built RPMs for FC3 with this patch here:
> Stephen, please see if they fix this bug for you.
It fixes it in the sense that haldaemon will now startup properly.
When I mess around with NetworkManager (the extension that lets me
choose wireless networks to connect to), it still does some funky
dance with eth0 that causes the machine to lock up.
stephen lau | steve at grommit.com | www.whacked.net | gpg 0x09E5CD21
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