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Bug 123827 - iwconfig segmentation fault when specifying WEP encryption key
Summary: iwconfig segmentation fault when specifying WEP encryption key
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 78616
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2004-05-20 20:17 UTC by Andrew Marshall
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:03:23 UTC

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Description Andrew Marshall 2004-05-20 20:17:52 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; VNIE5 

Description of problem:
When specifying a 128bit encryption key with iwconfig

iwconfig wlan0 key restricted <26 digit hex key>

a segmentation fault results, the system becomes unresponsive and 
hangs during the shutdown process.

A similar fault results from attempting to activate the connection 
with the network configuration GUI

/sbin/if : line 60 : 2709 Segmentation fault
iwconfig $DEVICE key $KEY

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.setup a wireless device
2.configure the device,
iwconfig <device> key restricted <key>


Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-21 23:07:21 UTC
Which wireless card
Please also attach "dmesg" output after the segmentation fault.

Comment 2 Andrew Marshall 2004-05-22 15:12:13 UTC
The wireless card is an Intel Truemobile 1300, as installed on a Dell
Inspiron 8600.

lspci -v reports the following information

02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)
        Subsystem: Dell Computer Corporation TrueMobile 1300 WLAN
Mini-PCI Card
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 32, IRQ 7
        Memory at faff6000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2

The driver is ndiswrapper-0.7

Unfortunately I cannot attach dmesg information as the system becomes
unresponsive after seg faulting.


Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2004-05-22 15:38:20 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 78616 ***

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:03:23 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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