HostAP Stability (fixed??)

Eduardo Kaftanski eduardo at
Sun May 11 21:03:49 EDT 2003

On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 05:59:09PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 06:24:43PM +0100, Mike Saywell wrote:
> > Bascially I was recompiling the kernel on one of my APs and noticed I
> > had SMP enabled, so I disabled it (it's a single processor machine),
> > and since doing this hostap hasn't locked up once!
> > I'm a bit confused about the problems reported with soekris boards though,
> > I wouldn't have thought people would be running an SMP kernel on them...
> I think these are two separate issues, although they could be related. I
> don't currently have easy access to an SMP host, so I have been waiting
> with SMP testing. However, based on your findings, it would be enough to
> just use SMP enabled kernel.. I'll do that at some point.

I have a slow SMP box at home that hangs every time... I ll be glad to
try a patch once you make one public.

Eduardo Kaftanski
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