wpa_supplicant: segmentation fault

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Aug 30 22:02:22 PDT 2005

On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 08:12:15PM -0700, Pete R wrote:

> I have been so far unable to generate a core file after wpa_supplicant exits with a 
> "Segmentation fault" message (even though I checked that other processes do generate 
> one when they receive a SIGSEGV signal). 

> * After crashing for the first time, the exit code for wpa_supplicant is 139. 
> * Any attempt at rerunning wpa_supplicant after the first crash freezes the shell. 
> The associated process enters state D+ (Uninterruptable sleep), and the only way to kill it is by rebooting. 

This sounds odd.. If the kernel is indeed getting into that kind of
state, this is starting to sound more like a driver issue. Which kernel
version are you using? Which NDIS driver? Have you tried with another
version of the NDIS driver?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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