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Re: Nonresponsive system

Subject: Re: Nonresponsive system
From: "Dotan Cohen"
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 17:41:57 +0200
On 14/12/2007, Derek Broughton <news@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>
> > On Ubuntu Feisty with KDE my system sometimes becomes unstable and
> > jerky. When this happens I clip over to a console and see this:
> > http://dotancohen.com/images/examples/feisty_error.jpg
> >
> > What is causing that?
>
> Apparently your wifi adapter.
>
> > How do I fix it?
>
> Since it says "SW error", maybe look for new firmware or try ndiswrapper
> instead of a native driver.  Also, since it says channel 13, and that's not
> a legal channel in some places (I'm pretty sure it is for you...), perhaps
> just setting your router to use a channel in the 1-11 range would stop the
> problem.  Obviously, if that works it's not a real fix, but it's a
> reasonable workaround.

Thanks. I should have googled ipw3945 separately.  I now know what I
need to do some proper googling.

Dotan Cohen

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