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    SubjectRe: [PATCH wireless-2.6 or stable] iwlwifi: return error when fail to start scanning
    On Wed, 06 Oct 2010 09:12:58 -0700
    "Guy, Wey-Yi" <wey-yi.w.guy@intel.com> wrote:

    > Hi Gruszka,
    >
    > On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 09:04 -0700, Stanislaw Gruszka wrote:
    > > This is stable friendly backport of wireless-testing commit
    > > 3eecce527c7434dfd16517ce08b49632c8a26717 "iwlwifi: unify scan start
    > > checks". Wireless-testing version include also a lot of cleanups.
    > >
    > > On error case in {iwl3945,iwlagn}_request_scan we queue abort_scan work,
    > > which in a fact do nothing, so we never complete the scan. Thats gives
    > > "WARNING: at net/wireless/core.c:614 wdev_cleanup_work" and stopped
    > > network connection until reload iwlwifi modules. Return of -EIO, and
    > > stopping queuing any work is a fix.
    > >
    > > Note there are still many cases when we can get:
    > >
    > > WARNING: at net/wireless/core.c:614 wdev_cleanup_work
    > > WARNING: at net/mac80211/scan.c:266 ieee80211_scan_completed
    > > WARNING: at net/mac80211/scan.c:269 ieee80211_scan_complete
    > >
    > > which are not fixed. Unfortunately does not exist single, small fix
    > > for that problems, and we probably will see some more bug reports
    > > with scan warnings. As solution we rewrite iwl-scan.c code to avoid
    > > all possible race conditions. That quite big patch set is queued
    > > for 2.6.37 .
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@redhat.com>
    > > ---
    > > Patch is intended for wireless-2.6, or in case when it does not
    > > make 2.6.36 release, for -stable 2.6.36.y
    > >
    >
    > Is this the replacement for Mickler's patch?
    >
    > Thanks
    > Wey
    >

    This is on top of current mainline, as far as I see. (And it replaces
    the patch I sent few hours ago)

    Regards,
    Flo


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