Bootup error : Unexpected LVT TMR intterupt

Ambedkar R ambedkar_r at
Thu Nov 22 05:40:16 EST 2007

Hi Archana,

ORiNOCO card which you mentioned uses "madwifi" driver.But WPC11(Note book Adapter-B) uses its own driver(Linksys).So that may be the problem.And i dont think that you can use the WPC11 card on madwifi driver.

Please let me know more details.


On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 Archana Rajagopal wrote :
>    I am using kernel version 2.6.18-2 .I tried compiling the kernel with
>HostAP and PCMCIA options as 'Yes'.The system boots up if I use orinoco card
>but when I use Linksys WPC11(Prism card), it gives the following message:
>                      "CPU:0 Unexpected LVT TMR interrupt!!"
>and then the system gets stuck does not boot.
>Even if insert the card after boot...the system hangs...and I have to reboot
>One observation is :
>When I booted the system without any card and rebooted it.When it was about
>to shutdown, i inserted the Linksys card it showed the following messages:
>"PCMCIA card inserted"
>Registering device ...
>hostap_cs : Registered device xxx
>Does it mean that it is trying to load hostap for that card?I did not
>understand.Please clarify.
>Thank you.
>Archana Rajagopal
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