Subject: Re: wi driver: initialization order
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List: tech-net
Date: 09/08/1999 20:54:38
>	I noticed that, if I use wiconfig before ifconfig, like
>	# wiconfig -i wi0 -p 1
>	# wiconfig -i wi0 -n 0100
>	# ifconfig wi0 up
>	kernel will display "wi0: device timeout" onto the console.
>	This is because, on invocation of /usr/sbin/wiconfig, IFF_RUNNING
>	is raised prior to call to wi_enable() (this is done in wi_init()
>	called via wi_setdef()).  I'm not sure how to fix this.

	wi_disable() and wi_stop() are inconsistent about use of IFF_RUNNING.
	if you "ifconfig wi0 up", then "down" then "up", interrupts will be
	chewed up.  I can make quickhack fixes but I'm not sure if that
	is the right way to fix.