version 5.7 hostapd caused deauth error on madwifi driver and crashed with Oops

hong zhang henryzhang62 at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 1 21:03:13 EDT 2007


Jouni,

Because hostapd did not crash in x86 laptop but it did
crash in IXP425 ARM based Gatework 2348 board. No
response available from wifi driver forum for this
question.

---henry

--- Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 02:03:04PM -0700, hong zhang
> wrote:
> 
> >   "hostapd ap_conf -dd" returns deauth error and
> crashed on madwifi driver 9.3. 
> >   No crash with ap_conf when some items are
> commented out see following but still has deauth
> error. Uncomment any item in the ap-conf will crash.
> Following has ap_conf and oops.
> 
> Have you asked the madwifi driver vendor what could
> cause this issue?
> This is a kernel (driver) oops, not a userspace
> (hostapd) crash. The
> stacktrace from kernel seems to indicate that the
> crash happened in a
> closed source component (ath) which makes it
> difficult to debug this for
> anyone else than the maintainer of that code.
> 
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                       
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