version 5.7 hostapd caused deauth error on madwifi driver and crashed with Oops

hong zhang henryzhang62
Sun Apr 1 18:03:13 PDT 2007


Because hostapd did not crash in x86 laptop but it did
crash in IXP425 ARM based Gatework 2348 board. No
response available from wifi driver forum for this


--- Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 02:03:04PM -0700, hong zhang
> wrote:
> >   "hostapd ap_conf -dd" returns deauth error and
> crashed on madwifi driver 9.3. 
> >   No crash with ap_conf when some items are
> commented out see following but still has deauth
> error. Uncomment any item in the ap-conf will crash.
> Following has ap_conf and oops.
> Have you asked the madwifi driver vendor what could
> cause this issue?
> This is a kernel (driver) oops, not a userspace
> (hostapd) crash. The
> stacktrace from kernel seems to indicate that the
> crash happened in a
> closed source component (ath) which makes it
> difficult to debug this for
> anyone else than the maintainer of that code.
> -- 
> Jouni Malinen                                       
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