Since it seems that neither the airo-linux list nor the sourceforge bug
reports get read often, I'll cross post this here:
System: Debian Unstable
Airo Card: 340 Series
Since kernel 2.4.20 there has been a rather odd behaviour of the airo
driver: At random times the network connection is interrupted and
keyboard input is not possible anymore. It is possible to copy and paste
via mouse single characters into a terminal and then executing them by
adding an EOF (rather tedious). The power button refuses to work as well
(ACPI) and a "hal"t command stops at "Stopping the hotplug system" (This
is after the pcmcia stack has been stopped). After this only a forced
reboot (turning the laptop off) works. On reboot, everything is fine
till the network again refuses to respond.
One can sort of provoke the problem by putting very high loads onto the
network (transfer of large files), the network will quickly stop
From the syslog I have been able to extract the lines in the attached
I have tried kernels 2.4.18, 2.4.19, 2.4.20, 2.4.21, 2.4.22-pre6,
2.5.69, 2.5.75, 2.6.0-pre1
The kernels 2.4.18 and 2.4.19 do not have this problem, from 2.4.20 it
is present, in the 2.5 series support is completely broken as well as in
This is extremely annoying and makes it a pain working with the wireless
lan, i would very much appreciate a fix, if possible.
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