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Bug 453062 - NetworkManager causes HP Compaq 8510w notebook to freeze
Summary: NetworkManager causes HP Compaq 8510w notebook to freeze
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-27 00:51 UTC by Bryan Christ
Modified: 2008-09-05 10:01 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-05 10:01:06 UTC

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Description Bryan Christ 2008-06-27 00:51:51 UTC
Description of problem:

When NetworkManager tries to obtain an IP address (two green lights) the HP
Compaq 8510w notebook with Centrino wireless hard-locks.  When the system
freezes, the caps-lock indicator lights up.  The system must be power-cycled.

The problem goes away when the integrated wireless is disabled in the system BIOS.

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


How reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install F9
2.  Upgrade to latest stable updates (via ethernet)
3.  Reboot.
4.  When NetworkManager attempts to connect, laptop will hard-lock
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bryan Christ 2008-07-03 14:39:55 UTC
This issue appears fixed in kernel-  Recommend closing in two weeks.

Comment 2 Gianluca Varisco 2008-09-05 10:01:06 UTC
Thanks Bryan for the feedback, I'm marking the ticket as CLOSED (CURRENTRELEASE).

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