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0004748Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2018-06-08 16:01
ReporterusamaAssigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version2018.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004748: bug in kernal 4.15.11 and 4.15.17 - ath9k wifi driver
DescriptionIn kernal version 4.15.11 and 4.15.17 I saw a bug in kernal affectiing my internal wifi card which is atheors ar9565 that is using ath9k driver.After that bug I can't use simple commands in termianl like iwconfig,ifconfig etc and even can't restart network-manager.Every command just gets stuck.
I'm attaching pics of dmesg log.

Steps To ReproduceI reproduce this when I'm creating a rogue AP using fluxion.This bug doesn't occur in kernal 4.14 though.



2018-05-05 03:25


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2018-06-08 05:45

reporter   ~0009222

Same in 4.16.12 kernal (the latest one)


2018-06-08 07:00

administrator   ~0009223

Thanks for the report but we are not kernel developers. You should probably try to report this to the upstream developers.

They can be reached at QCA ath9k Development <> and the associated mailing list is

You can have a look at the existing bugs:

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-05-05 03:25 usama New Issue
2018-05-05 03:25 usama File Added: first.png
2018-05-05 03:26 usama File Added: second.png
2018-05-31 11:04 g0tmi1k Summary bug in kernal....... => bug in kernal 4.15.11 and 4.15.17 - ath9k wifi driver
2018-06-08 05:45 usama Note Added: 0009222
2018-06-08 07:00 rhertzog Note Added: 0009223
2018-06-08 15:34 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal
2018-06-08 16:01 g0tmi1k Severity crash => minor