[aur-general] [broadcom-wl] kernel panic
Vitor Eiji Justus Sakaguti
vitoreiji0 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 06:58:06 EDT 2011
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 2:35 AM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
> [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
If you look at the comments, you'll see that blacklisting didn't work
for hermes14, so I thought other people might run into this problem as
Better safe than sorry :)
But thanks for taking the time to look at this, everyone!
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