[rt2x00-users] Ralink rt73 USB Wireless adapter crashes kernel 2.6.37

Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata leonardol at syst.com.br
Fri Feb 4 04:40:34 EST 2011


On thing that i notice on my system is that every time it resumes from
syspend, the device changes,

it starts with phy1:
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   76.958133] usb 1-5: reset high
speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.164255] rt73usb 1-5:1.0: no
reset_resume for driver rt73usb?
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.164438] phy1 ->
rt2x00mac_conf_tx: Info - Configured TX queue 0 - CWmin: 2, CWmax: 3,
Aifs: 2, TXop: 47.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.164448] phy1 ->
rt2x00mac_conf_tx: Info - Configured TX queue 1 - CWmin: 3, CWmax: 4,
Aifs: 2, TXop: 94.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.164457] phy1 ->
rt2x00mac_conf_tx: Info - Configured TX queue 2 - CWmin: 4, CWmax: 10,
Aifs: 3, TXop: 0.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.164465] phy1 ->
rt2x00mac_conf_tx: Info - Configured TX queue 3 - CWmin: 4, CWmax: 10,
Aifs: 7, TXop: 0.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   77.172156] cfg80211: Calling
CRDA to update world regulatory domain

Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.387332] PM: resume of devices
complete after 1767.876 msecs
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.497774] phy2 ->
rt2x00_set_chip: Info - Chipset detected - rt: 2570, rf: 0000, rev:
0000.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.497779] phy2 ->
rt2500usb_init_eeprom: Error - Invalid RT chipset detected.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.497785] phy2 ->
rt2x00lib_probe_dev: Error - Failed to allocate device.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.760529] phy3 ->
rt2x00_set_chip: Info - Chipset detected - rt: 2573, rf: 0002, rev:
000a.
Feb  4 09:20:08 localhost kernel: [   78.763731] Restarting tasks ... done.


and go on

Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost bluetoothd[1438]: HCI dev 0 registered
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.402066] usb 3-1: reset full
speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.566344] PM: resume of devices
complete after 1540.890 msecs
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.676775] phy12 ->
rt2x00_set_chip: Info - Chipset detected - rt: 2570, rf: 0000, rev:
0000.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.676781] phy12 ->
rt2500usb_init_eeprom: Error - Invalid RT chipset detected.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.676786] phy12 ->
rt2x00lib_probe_dev: Error - Failed to allocate device.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.939528] phy13 ->
rt2x00_set_chip: Info - Chipset detected - rt: 2573, rf: 0002, rev:
000a.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.942594] Restarting tasks ...
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.957356] phy13 ->
rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Info - Loading firmware file 'rt73.bin'.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.971041] done.
Feb  4 09:25:21 localhost kernel: [  236.971054] video LNXVIDEO:00:
Restoring backlight state

Until it crashes. This is the full output  on /var/log/messages (there
is no Call Trace, maybe i need to disable watchdog to see the full
traces)

http://pastebin.com/AcU0VuWz


Maybe this is a usefull info. If you need access to the machine i can
provide. I also can provide more info if needed.


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata
<leonardol at syst.com.br> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata
> <leonardol at syst.com.br> wrote:
>> Maybe this is also related:
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/28/404
>
> Oh sorry, not related, i've this is on kernel 2.6.31. And this is
> issue is fixed on 2.6.37
>
> Anyway, i'm still testing the patchs but it's not looking promissing.
> I will update the news soon.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Eric Fernandez <zeb at zebulon.org.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I have reported this issue on the linux-wireless list, but was advised
>>> to post on that list specifically.
>>> I use an Edimax EW-7318USG adapter that uses the rt73usb module. My
>>> distro is Archlinux 64 on Gigabyte ga-p55m-ud2 with i7 860 processor.
>>> I use the proprietary nvidia driver.
>>>
>>> After the kernel has been upgraded to kernel 2.6.37, I noticed random
>>> crashes which I did not have with kernel 2.6.36. The system freezes
>>> entirely, and sound loops for a few seconds. Only a hard reboot works.
>>> On restart, I do not see any message in the kernel log whatsoever,
>>> which makes the problem difficult to diagnose. Often, I need to unplug
>>> my wireless adapter to make it work again (gkrellm shos that it is
>>> trying to send packets to the router, but never downloads anything).
>>>
>>> However, the problem entirely disappears if I downgrade to kernel
>>> 2.6.36, or if I use a wired Ethernet conection instead of wireless
>>> with kernel 2.6.37. Furthermore, this happens especially when doing
>>> heavy browsing (many tabs in Firefox) or watching videos on Youtube,
>>> and seeking within the video.
>>>
>>> I found out or was told that crashing issues specific to rt73usb with
>>> kernel 2.6.37 has been reported in various ways:
>>>
>>> 1) http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/pipermail/users_rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/2011-January/002935.html
>>> since it reports a crash issue specific to 2.6.37 that did not happen
>>> in 2.6.36 (started with
>>> http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/pipermail/users_rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/2010-December/002868.html).
>>>
>>> 2) http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/pipermail/users_rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/2011-February/003109.html
>>> What Leonardo is reporting might be the same manifestation of the same issue.
>>>
>>> 3) This issue seems to affect other users from other distributions:
>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613049&page=2 "There is a
>>> fairly easy to trigger crash in this one with my USB Ralink
>>> Technology, Corp. RT2501/RT2573 Wireless Adapter (rt73/rt2x00lib). I
>>> am trying to get a proper snapshot of the trace for a report but at
>>> least people might want to be a bit careful."
>>> or
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/673682
>>>
>>> I would be very keen to help squashing this issue, unfortunately as I
>>> wrote, I do not get any messages in the log when that happens. I
>>> cannot confirm if I can ssh to the computer, as I only have one.
>>>
>>> Is there a way to increase the verbosity of crash messages, hoping to
>>> capture what happens when the system is freezing ?
>>>
>>> I hope this helps.
>>> Eric
>>>
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>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata
>>
>> International Syst S/A
>> Metasys Tecnologia
>> Software Engineer Metasys MeeGo Team
>>
>> leonardol at metasys.com.br
>> +55-31-3503-9040
>>
>> "May the force be with you, always"
>> "Nerd Pride... eu tenho. Voce tem?"
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata
>
> International Syst S/A
> Metasys Tecnologia
> Software Engineer Metasys MeeGo Team
>
> leonardol at metasys.com.br
> +55-31-3503-9040
>
> "May the force be with you, always"
> "Nerd Pride... eu tenho. Voce tem?"
>



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Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata

International Syst S/A
Metasys Tecnologia
Software Engineer Metasys MeeGo Team

leonardol at metasys.com.br
+55-31-3503-9040

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