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SubjectRe: [ath5k-devel] Bugs on aspire one A150
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 07:51:47PM +0200, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> >>Why it doesn't accept new mac?, can this be fixed?
>
> Any update on mac changer status?

As a first stab, can you try this patch? This sets the address on
add_interface and clears it on remove_interface, instead of only doing
it at probe time. I only compile-tested it.

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath5k/base.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath5k/base.c
index 5ef8cc4..6c56893 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath5k/base.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath5k/base.c
@@ -2765,6 +2765,7 @@ static int ath5k_add_interface(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
/* Set to a reasonable value. Note that this will
* be set to mac80211's value at ath5k_config(). */
sc->bintval = 1000;
+ ath5k_hw_set_lladdr(sc->ah, conf->mac_addr);

ret = 0;
end:
@@ -2777,11 +2778,13 @@ ath5k_remove_interface(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
struct ieee80211_if_init_conf *conf)
{
struct ath5k_softc *sc = hw->priv;
+ u8 mac[ETH_ALEN] = {};

mutex_lock(&sc->lock);
if (sc->vif != conf->vif)
goto end;

+ ath5k_hw_set_lladdr(sc->ah, mac);
sc->vif = NULL;
end:
mutex_unlock(&sc->lock);
--
Bob Copeland %% www.bobcopeland.com



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