AES mode: lots of suppressed log messages from kernel

Alex Kanavin ak at sensi.org
Wed Nov 1 19:11:09 EST 2006


2006/11/1, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 02:10:01PM +0200, Alex Kanavin wrote:
>
> > I'm using FC6 on a Powerbook 12" with a Motorola SBG900E access point/cable
> > modem. When the interface is up, /var/log/messages is filled with
> >
> > Oct 27 00:50:15 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 183 messages suppressed.
> > Oct 27 00:50:15 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 409 messages suppressed.
>
> What was the suppressed message (i.e., the message before the first
> notice about messages being suppressed)? Which client driver are you
> using?

I'm using bcm43xx. Here's the /var/log/messages portion when I start
wpa_supplicant - it's hard for me to tell which message is being
suppressed exactly.

Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: PHY connected
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: Microcode rev 0x122, pl
0x9a (2005-08-15  18:44:03)
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: Radio turned on
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: Chip initialized
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: 32-bit DMA initialized
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: Keys cleared
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: Selected 802.11 core (phytype 2)
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Associate: Scanning for
networks first.
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Start scanning with channel: 1
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning 14 channels
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: set security called,
.level = 0, .enabled = 0, .encrypt = 0
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 last message repeated 3 times
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning finished
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Associate: Scanning for
networks first.
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Start scanning with channel: 1
Nov  2 01:57:22 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning 14 channels
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning finished
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Associate: Scanning for
networks first.
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Start scanning with channel: 1
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning 14 channels
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning finished
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Unable to find matching
network after scan!
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: generic IE set to
dd160050f20101000050f20401000050f20401000050f202
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Associate: Scanning for
networks first.
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Start scanning with channel: 1
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning 14 channels
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Scanning finished
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Queueing Authentication
Request to 00:90:4b:83:1a:e4
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Cannot associate without
being authenticated, requested authentication
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Sent Authentication
Request to 00:90:4b:83:1a:e4.
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: generic IE set to
dd160050f20101000050f20401000050f20401000050f202
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Already associating or
associated to 00:90:4b:83:1a:e4
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 65 messages suppressed.
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: Open Authentication
completed with 00:90:4b:83:1a:e4
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: sent association request!
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: SoftMAC: associated!
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth1: link
becomes ready
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: set security called,
.active_key = 0, .level = 4, .enabled = 1, .encrypt =
 1
Nov  2 01:57:23 cs78142018 kernel: bcm43xx: set security called,
.enabled = 1, .encrypt = 1
Nov  2 01:57:25 cs78142018 avahi-daemon[2466]: New relevant interface
eth1.IPv6 for mDNS.
Nov  2 01:57:25 cs78142018 avahi-daemon[2466]: Joining mDNS multicast
group on interface eth1.IPv6 with address fe80::
211:24ff:fe97:f646.
Nov  2 01:57:25 cs78142018 avahi-daemon[2466]: Registering new address
record for fe80::211:24ff:fe97:f646 on eth1.
Nov  2 01:57:28 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 171 messages suppressed.
Nov  2 01:57:33 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 192 messages suppressed.
Nov  2 01:57:38 cs78142018 kernel: printk: 170 messages suppressed.


-- 
Alexander



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