problem with downing wlan's
morris at buinea.com
Sun Jan 11 09:24:46 EST 2004
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 12:18:40AM +0100, Vaclav Dvorak wrote:
> Jiri Fojtasek <jiri.fojtasek at hlohovec.net> wrote:
> >Vaclav Dvorak wrote:
> >>>I wanted to try rmmod-ing hostap_pci to see whether it helps, and it
> >>>doesn't seem to work. I did "ifconfig wlan0 down; ifconfig wlan1 down;
> >>>rmmod hostap_pci", and it hung the machine. So the next time the
> >>>machine booted, I tried the commands one by one. The ifconfig's
> >>>succeeded, but the rmmod never finished, although this time it didn't
> >>>hang. Instead, the log said: "kernel: unregister_netdevice: waiting
> >>>for wlan1 to become free. Usage count = 2", and the message repeated
> >>>approximately once every 10 seconds.
> >>>Hostap is 0.1.2.
> >I have this problem in one box where i using bridge with ebtables patch
> >and imq device. I have found that this is imq device related problem. It
> >sometimes forgot to use dev_put() after dev_hold(). What is your setup ?
> I am not using the IMQ device, nor the bridge, much less ebtables. The
> kernel is not patched with anything.
I am having similar problems with kernel 2.6. and hostap-driver-0.1.2.
Here's my down script:
ifconfig wlan0 down
after I run rmmod hostap_pci I get a 'Segmentation fault' and while my
machine is still running, trying to do 'lsmod' just hangs.
moe:/usr/local/src/hostap# rmmod hostap_pci
Module Size Used by
I'll be happy to generate some debug info if someone can tell me what
they need and how to do it.
> Vaclav Dvorak <vdvo at vdvo.net>
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