Bug 985847 - WiFI AR9485 has problem with signal, and drops connections.
WiFI AR9485 has problem with signal, and drops connections.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-18 07:22 EDT by Artur Szymczak
Modified: 2013-09-18 16:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: kernel-3.11.0-0.rc2.git3.1
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Last Closed: 2013-09-18 16:46:51 EDT
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Linux Kernel 49201 None None None Never

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Description Artur Szymczak 2013-07-18 07:22:16 EDT
Description of problem:
I have ASUS UX21E with WiFi AR9485. I have problems with connecting to AP, when I am not ear enough to it. This problem is upstream in kernel, and patch to it is available upstream. Please bugport it to current Fedora kernel.

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Comment 1 Artur Szymczak 2013-07-18 07:23:43 EDT
Comment 2 Artur Szymczak 2013-07-31 00:45:00 EDT
I compiled kernel kernel-3.11.0-0.rc2.git3.1 on F19, and it fixed the problem. So I'm waiting for release kernel 3.11 in Fedora 19.
Comment 3 Artur Szymczak 2013-07-31 00:52:46 EDT
This version (installed from rawhide) also works for me: kernel-3.11.0-0.rc3.git0.1.fc20.x86_64.rpm
Comment 4 Josh Boyer 2013-07-31 08:53:02 EDT
(In reply to Artur Szymczak from comment #2)
> I compiled kernel kernel-3.11.0-0.rc2.git3.1 on F19, and it fixed the
> problem. So I'm waiting for release kernel 3.11 in Fedora 19.

That isn't going to be for another couple of months.

I'm guessing this commit is what fixed things:

commit 9b60b64bfe98b9cc01b21e6126819b11a0f0a971
Author: Sujith Manoharan <c_manoha@qca.qualcomm.com>
Date:   Thu Jun 13 22:51:26 2013 +0530

    ath9k: Add custom parameters for CUS198
    CUS198 is a card based on AR9485. There are differences
    between the base reference design HB125 and CUS198.
    Identify such cards based on the PCI subsystem IDs and
    set HW parameters appropriately.
    Addresses this bug - https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49201
    Cc: jkp@iki.fi
    Cc: gfmichaud@gmail.com
    Signed-off-by: Sujith Manoharan <c_manoha@qca.qualcomm.com>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

John, is that something that is suitable for stable?
Comment 5 John W. Linville 2013-07-31 09:14:43 EDT
It doesn't strike me as the usual type of fix for stable.  It is also a bit larger than I would typically like to see for stable.  OTOH, I have no objection to carrying it in Fedora.
Comment 6 Artur Szymczak 2013-09-03 13:42:45 EDT
As you know, kernel-3.11 is out. Will it be packaged for F19?
Comment 7 Josh Boyer 2013-09-18 16:32:01 EDT
*********** MASS BUG UPDATE **************

We apologize for the inconvenience.  There is a large number of bugs to go through and several of them have gone stale.  Due to this, we are doing a mass bug update across all of the Fedora 19 kernel bugs.

Fedora 19 has now been rebased to 3.11.1-200.fc19.  Please test this kernel update and let us know if you issue has been resolved or if it is still present with the newer kernel.

If you experience different issues, please open a new bug report for those.
Comment 8 Artur Szymczak 2013-09-18 16:45:51 EDT
This kernel is working for me. Thank you.
Comment 9 Josh Boyer 2013-09-18 16:46:51 EDT
Thank you for letting us know.

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