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Re: kern/44060: iwn wireless works for awhile, then fails

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:15 PM, David Holland <> wrote:
The following reply was made to PR kern/44060; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: kern/44060: iwn wireless works for awhile, then fails
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 21:10:50 +0000

 On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 08:55:03PM +0000, Donald Allen wrote:
 >  Adding options IWN_DEBUG produces
 >  ../../../../dev/pci/if_iwn.c:190:1: error: "IWN_DEBUG" redefined
 >  during make depend.
 >  IWN_DEBUG is already #define'ed in if_iwn.c, but the variable iwn_debug is
 >  set to 0.

 Oops, I was looking at a -current tree, and it looks like there's been
 a lot of changes between netbsd-5 and current.

 >  Looks like the right thing is to set it non-zero, e.g., to 5 for
 >  the maximum amount of chatter, by changing line 195 to
 >  int iwn_debug = 5;
 >  I will give this a try.

 That will hopefully do the trick...

5 is much too enthusiastic. It talks so much it reminds me of some of my relatives. Couldn't even get the system to come up, with all the chatter. I hit the power button, turned off the iwn stuff in the bios, and rebuilt the kernel with iwn_debug=1. I'm running with that now. We'll see ...

 David A. Holland

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