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Sat Jul 10 16:48:39 EDT 2004
On Friday 09 July 2004 23:38, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 00:03:33 -0700, Ka-Hing Cheung <kahing at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Using hostap-driver 0.2.0 or 0.2.3 and hostap-utils 0.2.1 in both
> > cases, modprobe hostap_pci would render the machine unusable
> > (non-pingable, nothing works). All it outputs is this (typed by hand):
> > hostap_pci: 0.2.0 - 2004-02-15 (Jouni Malinen <email>)
> > hostap_pci: Registered netdevice wifi0
> Nevermind, I figured it out. It turns out that I need to unload the
> modules before rebooting, otherwise loading the modules next time
> would result bring down the machine. Not fun.
> Anyone know a way of auto unloading the modules whenever the interface
> is brought down?
No, you must not paper over the problem. Modprobing already loaded module
should never kill the box.
Find out where does second modprobe dies.
Sprinkle printk()s in module init code.
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