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SubjectRe: 2.6.29-rc8: Reported regressions from 2.6.28
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On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
>> Bug-Entry       : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12414
>> Subject         : iwl4965 cannot use "ap auto" on latest 2.6.28/29?
>> Submitter       : Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux@gmail.com>
>> Date            : 2009-01-05 4:13 (69 days old)
>> References      : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123112882127823&w=4
>
> Still not working in linux-2.6.29-rc8. Broken after the commit below.
> There were many changes to wireless after this commit, and simply
> reverting this commit will break compiling.
>
> Jeff.
>
>
>
> commit 41bb73eeac5ff5fb217257ba33b654747b3abf11
> Author: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
> Date:   Wed Oct 29 01:09:37 2008 +0100
>
>    mac80211: remove SSID driver code
>

The commit below is causing problem with associating with the hidden AP as well.

Thanks,
Jeff.


71c11fb57b924c160297ccd9e1761db598d00ac2 is first bad commit
commit 71c11fb57b924c160297ccd9e1761db598d00ac2
Author: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
Date: Tue Oct 28 18:29:48 2008 +0100

b43/legacy: remove SSID code

The SSID programmed into the device is used by the ucode only
to reply to probe requests, a functionality we disable anyway
because it doesn't fit with the mac80211/hostapd programming
model. Therefore, it isn't useful to program the SSID into
device.

Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

:040000 040000 18109a6ea13da3cd13bfadd625617894c9f91b50
fc2ca13f0efcd9e51403b5b55ed730e2457a29c0 M drivers
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