[kismac] Re: Another 004d user with freezes

Hi Mick,

I went to look at your source, and I can't find it.  If you would like 
me to help you to isolate this freeze problem, let me know where I can 
find the source or e-mail it to me.  I can accept large files.

Best regards,

Rob
On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 05:34  PM, Rob Frohne wrote:

>
> Hi Mick,
>
> I just spent a couple of hours trying to isolate the problem.  The
> first thing I did after finding out that the second Wallstreet would
> work while the first one froze was to reproduce that behavior booting
> from the same expansion bay hard drive.  With that, it appeared that
> something with the hardware must be different.  I swapped the processor
> cards since one had a Sonnet G4 upgrade and the other was a 233 MHz
> original.  After that both powerbooks froze upon loading the driver, so
> I swapped them back and now with both powerbooks as they were
> originally, they both freeze instead of only one freezing.  So I'm a
> bit puzzled....
>
> The time when it freezes, is after you type in your password and the
> barber pole comes up.  The barber pole blinks gray, then back to blue,
> and just before it seems the barber pole window would disappear
> normally, it freezes.  Perhaps we could have the MacJack driver print
> to the system log things as it goes along, so we could figure out when
> exactly it is freezing.
>
> Thanks
>
> Rob
> On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 02:58  PM, Rob Frohne wrote:
>
>>
>> Here is an update on this situation....  I tried it on my other
>> Wallstreet II powerbook and it works there.  (No freeze when loading
>> the driver.)  I'll do some more to see what I can do to isolate the
>> problem.
>>
>> Rob
>> On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 02:43  AM, Michael Rossberg wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>>> Hash: SHA1
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>>>
>>>> Well, I tried the Bronze card in my Wallstreet and it froze as
>>>> before.
>>>> I also tried the Silver card in the Ti, and it worked beautifully.  
>>>> I
>>>> guess it has something to do with the Wallstreet.  What is different
>>>> between the two?
>>>
>>> i have not even an idea. i guess the bus is slower, and we receive
>>> some
>>> kind of a timeout, since the new driver is much faster...
>>> arrrrrrrrrrrrrg can someone else confirm the behavior?
>>>
>>>>  Hmmm... I'm running a G4 in both of them, because I'm
>>>> using a Sonnet upgrade card in the Wallstreet.  I had the
>>>> WirelessDriver installed on the Wallstreet, but I did a kextunload 
>>>> on
>>>> it successfully before trying KisMAC.  The Ti has in addition to the
>>>> PCMCIA card, an Airport card, and it was being used for networking.
>>>> I
>>>> had also tried moving the WirelessDriver.kext to
>>>> WirelessDriver.kext.old so it wouldn't load at all at startup and
>>>> restarted.  That didn't help.
>>>>
>>>> I have a suggestion for another helpful feature.  Since the monitor
>>>> mode doesn't have error correction we often get errors.  I use 
>>>> KisMAC
>>>> to try and trouble-shoot my wireless connection to school (several
>>>> kilometers away).  The max signal strength number gets messed up 
>>>> soon
>>>> after starting to listen by what I'm sure is a bogus number.  Could
>>>> you
>>>> supply an average number as well as the max?  This would be more
>>>> accurate for my type of work, and I'm sure it would be helpful to
>>>> others.
>>>
>>> mh. i ll see what i can do, i guess i need a to make myself a to-do
>>> list....
>>>
>>>> I would also like to second the request for the sticky SSID.  I 
>>>> don't
>>>> know if that has been put in yet, or not, because I didn't listen
>>>> long
>>>> enough to see the SSID come and go this time, but I would certainly
>>>> like that, since the access points I use don't broadcast their ID's
>>>> often.
>>>
>>> i dont know if this is quite a good idea. why dont you load an old
>>> kismac file. the problem is, that most people believe in what they
>>> see,
>>> and if the ap changed the ssid, we will show the old ssid for quite
>>> sometime.....
>>>
>>> mick
>>>
>>>
>>>>> Hi Mick,
>>>>>
>>>>> It still freezes with my Wallstreet II and Wavlan Silver when the
>>>>> driver loads.
>>>>>
>>>>> I had KisMAC crash several times too, but I'm not sure they are
>>>>> related.  Here is my KisMAC crash log if it helps.
>>>>>
>>>>> **********
>>>>>
>>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-02 14:55:39 -0700
>>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>>
>>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>>> PID:        416
>>>>>
>>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>>
>>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>>
>>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>>
>>>>> **********
>>>>>
>>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-02 16:09:43 -0700
>>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>>
>>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>>> PID:        430
>>>>>
>>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>>
>>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>>
>>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>>
>>>>> **********
>>>>>
>>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-03 22:06:34 -0700
>>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>>
>>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>>> PID:        684
>>>>>
>>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>>
>>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>>
>>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>>
>>>>> **********
>>>>>
>>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-03 22:06:44 -0700
>>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>>
>>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>>> PID:        689
>>>>>
>>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>>
>>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>>
>>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>>
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Rob
>>>>> On Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 11:20  AM, Michael Rossberg wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> i just updated the 0.04d version on the server. it fixes a couple        
>>>>>> of
>>>>>> minor bugs and an issue, that kismac would not load some kismac
>>>>>> files.
>>>>>> the macjack driver writes upon startup the firmware version into
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> system.log. this version might also fix the problem that Brad
>>>>>> Knowles
>>>>>> described.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> mick
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
>>>>> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
>>>>> Walla Walla College
>>>>> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
>>>> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
>>>> Walla Walla College
>>>> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>> --
>> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
>> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
>> Walla Walla College
>> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>>
>>
>>
> --
> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
> Walla Walla College
> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>
>
>
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Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
E.F. Cross School of Engineering
Walla Walla College
http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/


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