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SubjectRe: [PATCH] b43: support new RX header, noticed to be used in 598.314+ fw
On 12/26/2011 09:29 AM, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> Hi
> Sorry for "simulating" a reply - I'm not subscribed to linux-wireless, so,
> cannot (easily) reply.
> The commit in subject line
> commit 17030f48e31adde5b043741c91ba143f5f7db0fd
> From: Rafał Miłecki<>
> Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:16:27 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] b43: support new RX header, noticed to be used in 598.314+ fw
> breaks my b43 SDIO card in 3.2-ish kernels. Given the approaching
> 3.2-final release, would be nice to have it fixed before that. The card
> I've got is marked with some "SD-Link11g" from some "C-guys, Inc." from
> Taiwan:-) Using firmware version 410.31754. Do I really _have_ to update
> or is the driver supposed to handle "all" firmware versions, or at least
> not drop ones, it used to support before?

The only cards that *need* to use the new-style firmware are those for which
firmware does not exist in the older versions. As this is not the case for your
device, something else is wrong.

Please post the details for your card. If you had a PCI system, I would ask for
'lspci -n'. Please do the same for the SDIO card.

From your message, it appears that 3.1 works OK. If that is true, would it be
possible for you to bisect this problem?

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