modprobe hostap_pci locks up machine

Ian Goldberg linux at
Tue Dec 7 11:53:38 EST 2004

On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 11:32:36AM -0500, Ian Goldberg wrote:
> OK, we tried a different PCI slot, and, what do you know?  The crashes
> are gone.  Now, we've got a new problem:
> I do:
> iwconfig wlan0 mode managed
> iwconfig wlan0 essid DUKE
> But when I check it with iwconfig, I get:
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:""
> Note there's no ESSID.  I can't seem to get any ESSID to appear there in
> Managed mode at all.  :-(

answered my question.  It's working now!  Yay!

Does this mean the other PCI slot is in fact bad?  We'll need to use it
for something else.

Thanks for your help,

   - Ian

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