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    SubjectRe: patch iwlwifi-counting-number-of-tfds-can-be-free-for-4965.patch added to 2.6.33-stable tree
    On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 01:16:06AM +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
    > Hi
    >
    > On Sunday 11 April 2010, gregkh@suse.de wrote:
    > > This is a note to let you know that we have just queued up the patch titled
    > >
    > > Subject: iwlwifi: counting number of tfds can be free for 4965
    > >
    > > to the 2.6.33-stable tree. Its filename is
    > >
    > > iwlwifi-counting-number-of-tfds-can-be-free-for-4965.patch
    > >
    > > A git repo of this tree can be found at
    > > http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/stable-queue.git;a=summary
    > >
    > > From be6b38bcb175613f239e0b302607db346472c6b6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
    > > From: Wey-Yi Guy <wey-yi.w.guy@intel.com>
    > > Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 09:05:00 -0700
    > > Subject: iwlwifi: counting number of tfds can be free for 4965
    > >
    > > From: Wey-Yi Guy <wey-yi.w.guy@intel.com>
    > >
    > > commit be6b38bcb175613f239e0b302607db346472c6b6 upstream.
    > >
    > > Forget one hunk in 4965 during "iwlwifi: error checking for number of tfds
    > > in queue" patch.
    > [...]
    >
    > With this patch applied as part of the current -stable queue for 2.6.33,
    > I've gotten feedback from two different IPW4965 users on amd64 and i386
    > architectures that they're getting a kernel panic while booting:

    Yes, there is a follow-up patch that just went to Linus to fix this
    issue. I should be picking it up in a day or so.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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