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Re: wpi0 going offline frequently

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 19:15:37 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 06:36:56AM +0000, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > Feb 18 01:16:41 yellowstone /netbsd: pckbport: command timeout
> > Feb 18 01:16:41 yellowstone /netbsd: wpi0: fatal firmware error
> > Feb 18 01:16:41 yellowstone /netbsd: pms_disable: command error
> This is a somewhat known problem where some locks are hold way too
> long. Do you see this problems with a UP kernel as well?
Which problem -- the command timeout or the wpi0 error?  The command
timeout is infrequent enough that I can live with the recovery; I'll
just have to remember not be too quick with the power button when the
machine appears to freeze...

The wpi0 problem is a major annoyance.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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