Any tips on this one? I am still fighting with it.
From: Elliot Mackenzie
Sent: 22 May 2010 22:39
To: Gumstix Users Mailing List
Subject: NetPro wifi smc911x error during interface cycle
I've seen tonnes of references to this glitch, but no solutions.
Hardware: XL6P + NetPro.
The symptom is that if I do /etc/init.d/networking restart, I never get a DHCP address (even if I manually attempt it). If the smc911x interface goes down for any reason, it will not come back up until I reload the kernel module (modprobe -rv smc911x and modprobe smc911x). Trouble is that one in maybe ten times I need to do this twice to make it work, so I am thinking this issue probably needs a fix rather than a workaround.
The second part to it is that there appears to be no release() function defined in the module, which creates a lot of kernel log noise when the module is reloaded. It doesn't seem to cause any obvious harm, but it could be related to the 1 time out of 10 it doesn't reload properly the first time...
Any pointers as to a solution would be welcomed :)
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