[aur-general] [broadcom-wl] kernel panic
bisson at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 24 00:35:43 EDT 2011
[2011-10-24 01:44:50 -0200] Vitor Eiji Justus Sakaguti:
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 12:52 AM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 12:45:04AM -0200, Vitor Eiji Justus Sakaguti wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Just a heads up to all users of broadcom-wl: a lot of people (myself
> >> included) have been reporting kernel panics at boot time after upgrade
> >> to current version, so if you're planing to upgrade, be sure to have a
> >> live cd around to chroot into your system.
> >> There are still no known workarounds other than blacklisting the wl
> >> module (thus disabling wireless board) or removing the package.
> >>  http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=19514
> >> Good luck!
> >> Vitor
> > Or just blacklist the module from the kernel cmdline via
> > "modprobe.blacklist=wl".
> Kind of what I said (less verbosely).
No. Dave's point is that you don't need a LiveCD: you can just add
"modprobe.blacklist=wl" as a parameter to your kernel in the boot
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