Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 621105
backport wireless upstream 188.8.131.52 fixes
Last modified: 2011-01-13 16:47:49 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #621103 +++
Description of problem:
We have bunch of new mac80211 and wlan drivers bug fixes in 2.6.32 -stable kernel, need to apply them to RHEL5.
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Customer found an issue where the driver would fail after about 12 hours
of use (I don’t have the stack trace from the kernel handy).
Only a power cycle would allow the hardware to be used again.
He said that after applying the patches below, it works.
Could you confirm if the following patches will be applied?
[PATCH] ath9k: fix beacon slot/buffer leak
[PATCH] ath9k: fix eeprom INI values override for 2GHz-only cards
[PATCH] ath9k: Fix sequence numbers for PAE frames
[PATCH] ath9k: disable RIFS search for AR91xx based chips
[PATCH] ath9k: fix rate control fallback rate selection
[PATCH] ath9k: fix beacon timer restart after a card reset
[PATCH] ath9k: Enable IEEE80211_HW_REPORTS_TX_ACK_STATUS flag for ath9k
[PATCH] ath9k: Enable TIM timer interrupt only when needed.
[PATCH] ath9k: fix BUG_ON triggered by PAE frames
[PATCH] ath9k: add support for 802.11n bonded out AR2427
[PATCH] mac80211: fix NULL pointer dereference when ftrace is enabled
[PATCH] mac80211: Fix probe request filtering in IBSS mode
[PATCH] mac80211: quit addba_resp_timer if Tx BA session is torn down
[PATCH] mac80211: Reset dynamic ps timer in Rx path.
[PATCH] mac80211: Retry null data frame for power save
[PATCH] mac80211: fix deferred hardware scan requests
[PATCH] mac80211: tear down all agg queues when restart/reconfig hw
[PATCH] mac80211: move netdev queue enabling to correct spot
[PATCH] mac80211: remove bogus TX agg state assignment
[PATCH] mac80211: fix rts threshold check
[PATCH] mac80211: Fix robust management frame handling (MFP)
(In reply to comment #2)
> Could you confirm if the following patches will be applied?
*** Bug 599169 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Publicly available packages:
Any testing welcome :-)
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5
Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.
*** Bug 543719 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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