Sun Feb 16 21:51:23 MSK 2014
This week I’ve faced w/ multiple problems. I’m not rebooting my laptop about a week (installing updates).
It started after reboot: DBus 1.8.0 gets crashed w/ malloc check (feature of glibc), so KDM won’t let me to login
consolekit is not started as well). Compile it w/ full debug and no optimizations can helps, but further
investigation still required. While fighting w/ this bug I’ve discovered a note from the
NEWS file of
NOTE: ConsoleKit is no longer actively maintained and this will most likely be the final release. You are advised to switch to logind: http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/systemd-logind.service.html
At the Getnoo’s wiki page about ConsoleKit:
ConsoleKit’s function is to support in multiuser setups. It also works for a single user, but offers no benefit compared to existing methods.
Then I’ve tried to get rid of console kit (completely), but was failed, cuz
polkit depends on it ;-(
**Looks like it is time to think about a migraion to the
Now I’m living w/ a debug version of
dbus-1.8.0 and further investigation still required…
(I’ll update this post later w/ results)
The second trouble happened w/
=wpa_supplicant-2.1 – it just drop connection after regulatory rules gets
updated saying smth uncertain about
Reason 7. While investigation I’ve met the
which is intended to supersede the
It provides the
iw executable, which is capable to do much more things
(see homepage). Particularly, to
root@gentop〉 ~〉 iw reg set RU root@gentop〉 ~〉 iw reg get country RU: DFS-UNSET (2402 - 2482 @ 40), (N/A, 20) (5170 - 5250 @ 80), (N/A, 20) (5250 - 5330 @ 80), (N/A, 20), DFS (5650 - 5730 @ 80), (N/A, 30), DFS (5735 - 5835 @ 80), (N/A, 30)
iwconfig, this tool have no a bash-completion file yet ;( and its CLI is quite complicated to use it
w/o any help ;-)
Also I’ve found that is possible to hack and recompile
(one may find a video tutorial about this ;-).
Unfortunately, I didn’t find any reason why my WiFi goes down (loosing AP connection) and only after a manual
(re)scan can reconnect, so my solution is to mask the buggy 2.1 version of
A bug needs to be reported (sometime).
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