[ltp] Lockups with T520

Ole Langbehn linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 23 May 2011 21:53:33 +0200

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On 23.05.2011 20:59, Robert Tomsick wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 19:46 +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
>> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 01:03:50PM -0400, Robert Tomsick wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 14:39 +0200, Ole Langbehn wrote:
>>>> The symptoms are:
>>>> * screen freezes
>>>> * can't connect to box via network
>>>> * sound playback goes to very short loop
>>>> * after reset, the log files (/var/log/messages, Xorg.log) don't sho=
>>>> anything related to the lockup
>> [...]
>>> Do you have an Intel WLAN card?
>>> If so, grab the latest experimental firmware and try using that.
>> At least if you connect to 11n APs=E2=80=A6  didn't see it so far (wit=
h T420) on 11abg,
>> but 11n crashed my box.
> I did.  I had lockups using a 802.11g AP until I upgraded to the
> experimental firmware.  (Using through
> YMMV -- it could just be luck, but it sure *seems* like it worked for
> me.

Thanks for the clarification. You are probably talking about the
microcode images, not firmware, are you?

I have an intel 6205 wireless card, and there's no  experimental
microcode image for it on:


The one available is installed.



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