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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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