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Old 11-30-2013, 09:00 AM   #16
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Hey guys. I've just finished setting up Slackware 14 again to the way i like it. I cloned it to a different partition so i could tinker, and after some upgrades of certain packages from 14.1, i learnt something. The issue i am having is being caused by the kernel. I confirmed this by installing Slackware 14.1 again, and then downgrading the kernel to 3.2.* from Slackware 14. After downgrading the kernel packages, i could connect to the internet on Slackware 14.1.
This is great news to me. One step closer to pinpointing the bug. I am not sure exactly which kernel package is responsible for this issue, but once i discovered this, i googled around, and found the following.
http://workyworky.notetofutureself.o...for-linux-3-8/

The link refers to the bug i'm suffering and the publisher of the article has even made a patch for the 3.8 kernel. I am yet to check out the patch, but tomorrow i'll have a better look, and hopefully it will be compatible with 3.10.*
 
Old 12-01-2013, 03:51 AM   #17
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This is great news to me. One step closer to pinpointing the bug. I am not sure exactly which kernel package is responsible for this issue, but once i discovered this, i googled around, and found the following.
Hi, I'm the author of the patch ... I'm curious to hear how it goes.
 
Old 12-01-2013, 04:42 AM   #18
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Hi Marburg, and welcome to LQ. It compiled and installed fine, but it didn't work. After the patch was installed, when i would plug the modem in, the computer would freeze.
 
Old 12-03-2013, 09:57 PM   #19
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Hi Marburg, and welcome to LQ. It compiled and installed fine, but it didn't work. After the patch was installed, when i would plug the modem in, the computer would freeze.
Hm, that's no good. I'm not a Slackware user, so I'm not in a position to test directly but I can at least check with my hardware on a more recent kernel version. What kernel version is Slack 14.1 using?
 
Old 12-04-2013, 04:41 AM   #20
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Wow, thanks Marburg, Slackware 14.1 uses, Linux 3.10.17
 
  


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