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Re: A bug, probably another bug and a probable patch
From: Brandon Enright <bmenrigh () ucsd edu>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 00:06:43 +0000

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On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 20:02:58 -0400
"Mike pattrick" <mpattrick () rhinovirus org> wrote:
...snip...
Second bug:
The error occurs when you flip the hardware wifi switch at the front
of the computer to the off position and run "nmap --iflist". The error
is a failed assertion. This one is a little wired, I got a few of my
friends to test it out and they had mixed results, some hit the bug,
some didn't. It was tested on two R60's and a T60, both R60's
experienced the error while the T60 didn't.

I'm writing a patch for it right now but I would like it if some other
people with laptops that have hardware wifi switches tested this out.


Can this be reproduced by disconnecting or disabling a NIC or is it
specific to a wireless driver putting the NIC in some strange off state?

Brandon

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