[CentOS] Kernel Panic with wl.ko (Broadcom wireless driver) [CentOS 5.4]

Martin Jungowski martin at rhm.de
Thu Mar 11 10:44:37 UTC 2010


On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:23:46 -0800 Akemi Yagi wrote:
> There is a "CentOS" kernel 2.6.24. If you wish to give it a try, you can
> download from my site at:
> 
> http://centos.toracat.org/kernel/centos5/realtime/
> 
> It is a direct rebuild of the Red Hat MRG realtime kernel[1]. Please
> note that I offer them for testing purposes, not for production use.

Thanks Akemi, suspend and hibernate seem to work with your kernel. 
Funnily enough it's only KDE3 that doesn't accept my self-compiled 
kernels. With Gnome I can suspend and hibernate from the System menu 
while KDE3 doesn't offer me any option to do so. This means there must be 
something compiled into these kernels, or some option ticked or not 
ticked, that makes KDE3 realize it's capable of suspending and 
hibernating.

I'll try the wireless module next. Could you tell me what exactly is 
different about a realtime kernel compared to a non-realtime kernel? Is 
it just the scheduling?

Thanks,
Martin

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