[Bug 276990] Re: iwlagn causes kernel panic on 802.11n wifi

sorenjensen Soren.sbj at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 20:57:15 UTC 2008

After reading about firmware update (Posted 28/11) I have tried
different setups for some days now:

Out with backports and proposed, upgrade to -9 Kernel (From respectively -7 and -8 proposed) and in with the recommended firmware. The connection stops 1 - 3 minutes each 5 - 15 minutes (It never shows disconnected nor informs about it). 
In with the Backports again for Kernel -9 with more or less similar result.
Downgrading the firmware just to test the old one with Kernel -9, still same result.
Upgrading firmware again and in with proposed and backports again upgrading to Kernel -10....same results.

The results are the same on 2 quite different machines (4965 on both). I
run wireless  n and WPA/WPA2.

At least the machines stopped crashing completely somewhere along the
way of these 20-30 different setups tried out since the release of 8.10.
At the moment I have lost track in which setup might have a chance of

>From testing in another business I get the feeling the patches doesn't
really solve some basic problem and this is why we  experience continued
"Arms up - arms down again" - and not really a stable and convincing

If there is something i can test to give more information, please let me

iwlagn causes kernel panic on 802.11n wifi
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