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    Subjectpatch staging-wlan-ng-p80211conv.c-copy-code-from-wlan-ng-devel-branch-to-not-drop-packets.patch added to gregkh-2.6 tree
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    This is a note to let you know that I've just added the patch titled

    Subject: Staging: wlan-ng: p80211conv.c copy code from wlan-ng-devel branch to not drop packets

    to my gregkh-2.6 tree. Its filename is

    staging-wlan-ng-p80211conv.c-copy-code-from-wlan-ng-devel-branch-to-not-drop-packets.patch

    This tree can be found at
    http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/gregkh/gregkh-2.6/patches/


    From richard@rsk.demon.co.uk Wed Nov 12 14:31:45 2008
    From: Richard Kennedy <richard@rsk.demon.co.uk>
    Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 11:24:54 +0000
    Subject: Staging: wlan-ng: p80211conv.c copy code from wlan-ng-devel branch to not drop packets
    To: gregkh <gregkh@suse.de>
    Cc: lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    Message-ID: <1225711494.3113.34.camel@castor.localdomain>


    allow card to correctly receive network packets,
    without this change all incoming packets are dropped.
    code copied from the latest wlan-ng-devel tree.

    Signed-off-by: Richard Kennedy <richard@rsk.demon.co.uk>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

    ---
    drivers/staging/wlan-ng/p80211conv.c | 49 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
    1 file changed, 48 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

    --- a/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/p80211conv.c
    +++ b/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/p80211conv.c
    @@ -377,6 +377,14 @@ int skb_p80211_to_ether( wlandevice_t *w
    (memcmp(saddr, e_hdr->saddr, WLAN_ETHADDR_LEN) == 0))) {
    WLAN_LOG_DEBUG(3, "802.3 ENCAP len: %d\n", payload_length);
    /* 802.3 Encapsulated */
    + /* Test for an overlength frame */
    + if ( payload_length > (netdev->mtu + WLAN_ETHHDR_LEN)) {
    + /* A bogus length ethfrm has been encap'd. */
    + /* Is someone trying an oflow attack? */
    + WLAN_LOG_ERROR("ENCAP frame too large (%d > %d)\n",
    + payload_length, netdev->mtu + WLAN_ETHHDR_LEN);
    + return 1;
    + }

    /* Chop off the 802.11 header. it's already sane. */
    skb_pull(skb, payload_offset);
    @@ -396,6 +404,15 @@ int skb_p80211_to_ether( wlandevice_t *w
    /* it's a SNAP + RFC1042 frame && protocol is in STT */
    /* build 802.3 + RFC1042 */

    + /* Test for an overlength frame */
    + if ( payload_length > netdev->mtu ) {
    + /* A bogus length ethfrm has been sent. */
    + /* Is someone trying an oflow attack? */
    + WLAN_LOG_ERROR("SNAP frame too large (%d > %d)\n",
    + payload_length, netdev->mtu);
    + return 1;
    + }
    +
    /* chop 802.11 header from skb. */
    skb_pull(skb, payload_offset);

    @@ -416,6 +433,18 @@ int skb_p80211_to_ether( wlandevice_t *w
    /* it's an 802.1h frame || (an RFC1042 && protocol is not in STT) */
    /* build a DIXII + RFC894 */

    + /* Test for an overlength frame */
    + if ((payload_length - sizeof(wlan_llc_t) - sizeof(wlan_snap_t))
    + > netdev->mtu) {
    + /* A bogus length ethfrm has been sent. */
    + /* Is someone trying an oflow attack? */
    + WLAN_LOG_ERROR("DIXII frame too large (%ld > %d)\n",
    + (long int) (payload_length - sizeof(wlan_llc_t) -
    + sizeof(wlan_snap_t)),
    + netdev->mtu);
    + return 1;
    + }
    +
    /* chop 802.11 header from skb. */
    skb_pull(skb, payload_offset);

    @@ -440,6 +469,16 @@ int skb_p80211_to_ether( wlandevice_t *w
    /* build an 802.3 frame */
    /* allocate space and setup hostbuf */

    + /* Test for an overlength frame */
    + if ( payload_length > netdev->mtu ) {
    + /* A bogus length ethfrm has been sent. */
    + /* Is someone trying an oflow attack? */
    + WLAN_LOG_ERROR("OTHER frame too large (%d > %d)\n",
    + payload_length,
    + netdev->mtu);
    + return 1;
    + }
    +
    /* Chop off the 802.11 header. */
    skb_pull(skb, payload_offset);

    @@ -454,8 +493,16 @@ int skb_p80211_to_ether( wlandevice_t *w

    }

    + /*
    + * Note that eth_type_trans() expects an skb w/ skb->data pointing
    + * at the MAC header, it then sets the following skb members:
    + * skb->mac_header,
    + * skb->data, and
    + * skb->pkt_type.
    + * It then _returns_ the value that _we're_ supposed to stuff in
    + * skb->protocol. This is nuts.
    + */
    skb->protocol = eth_type_trans(skb, netdev);
    - skb_reset_mac_header(skb);

    /* jkriegl: process signal and noise as set in hfa384x_int_rx() */
    /* jkriegl: only process signal/noise if requested by iwspy */

    Patches currently in gregkh-2.6 which might be from richard@rsk.demon.co.uk are

    staging/staging-wlan-ng-hfa384x_usb.c-use-newest-version-of-384x_drvr_start.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-hfa384x_usbin_callback-check-for-hardware-removed.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-p80211conv.c-copy-code-from-wlan-ng-devel-branch-to-not-drop-packets.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-p80211netdev.c-fix-netdev-alloc-to-prevent-oops-on-device-start.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-p80211wext.c-add-latest-changes-remove-extra-nulls-from-wext_handlers.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-p80211wext-don-t-set-default-key-id-twice.patch
    staging/staging-wlan-ng-prism2_usb.c-always-enable-the-card-in-probe_usb.patch


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