On 03/06/2012 02:08 AM, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> on my HP625 I run a bleeding edge Gentoo (kernel 3.3-rc6).
> If the notebook is connected by an ethernet cable, the net comes up
> just fine.
> If I disconnect it from ethernet and start net.wlan0, the WLAN comes
> up just fine.
> BUT, if it's connect to ethernet, and net.eth0 has been started, the
> kernel crashes badly (i.e. no SysRq anymore) if I start net.wlan0 in
> Is this a configuration error by me or a kernel bug. The WLAN card is
> a Broadcom BCM4313 with the BRCMSMAC driver.
Well, this is just my non-expert opinion, but I feel that any knob
that can be twiddled by a user should never crash the kernel, ever.
However, the kernel devs might agree with my wife about my opinions
Do kernels from the stable branch also crash?