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SubjectRe: ath5k suspend
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 03:26:56PM +0200, Gonsolo wrote:
>>> Is it possible to add
>>> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/38550/
>>> to karmic? Otherwise karmic would be broken for me/my notebook/my
>>> wireless pccard.
>>
>> Since Karmic tracks the 2.6.31 -stable kernels, it's worth reporting
>> this upstream (CC'd) instead, particularly if it's a regression from a
>> previous kernel version, using the same ath5k driver...?
>
> I did that, too. ;) Hopefully it will be in 2.6.31.2.

Maybe I missed it, but did you actually request the -stable team to
take the patch? -stable helps more than just Ubuntu... :-)

Greg (or Chris or...), the patch in question is here:

commit edd7fc7003f31da48d06e215a93ea966a22c2a03
Author: Nick Kossifidis <mick@madwifi-project.org>
Date: Mon Aug 10 03:29:02 2009 +0300

ath5k: Wakeup fixes

* Don't put chip to full sleep because there are problems during
wakeup. Instead hold MAC/Baseband on warm reset state via a new
function ath5k_hw_on_hold.

* Minor cleanups

Signed-off-by: Nick Kossifidis <mickflemm@gmail.com>
Tested-by: Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Tested-by: Johannes Stezenbach <js@sig21.net>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

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John W. Linville Someday the world will need a hero, and you
linville@tuxdriver.com might be all we have. Be ready.


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