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SubjectRe: iwlagn driver segfault in 2.6.28-rc3
On Thu 20.Nov'08 at  0:06:05 +0200, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> >
> > I don't if the situation leading to the WARN() in your patch is the same
> > one which used to kill my wireless connection before (with the oops
> > in iwl_eeprom_query16 that started this thread), but the fact is
> > that my wifi is still working.
>
> The second removal of invalid key corrupt the eeprom pointer
> in this line
>
> if (!test_and_clear_bit(priv->stations[sta_id].sta.key.key_offset,
> &priv->ucode_key_table))
>
> as discovered by Yi so this patch also fix the immediate failure
> We are just not sure in what flow the key is removed second time and maybe
> there is an other issue behind it.

Ok, thanks for the explanation!

> The full log will be appreciated but you've already helped a lot
> Thanks for your time

I thank you too for taking care of it, and now at least my wifi does not
die as before.

I uploaded the dmesg here

http://www.aei.mpg.de/~crmafra/dmesg-iwlwifi.txt

it contains the warnings including the first (not tainted),
but the beginning of the log is missing because it was too big I guess.

But the boot messages are probably the same as the other dmesg
I've sent already in this thread.




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