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SubjectRe: [patch 07/30] bcm43xx: Drain TX status before starting IRQs
Chris Wright wrote:
> -stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.
> ------------------
>
> From: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
>
> Drain the Microcode TX-status-FIFO before we enable IRQs.
> This is required, because the FIFO may still have entries left
> from a previous run. Those would immediately fire after enabling
> IRQs and would lead to an oops in the DMA TXstatus handling code.
>
> Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
> Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>
> ---

Chris,

We have a report of a regression between 2.6.19-rc3 and -rc5. As this patch seems to be the only one
that could cause the problem, please pull it from -stable while we sort out the difficulty.

Thanks,

Larry

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