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SubjectRe: pull request: wireless-2.6 2008-09-24
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 6:47 PM, John W. Linville
<linville@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 05:57:33PM +0300, Tomas Winkler wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 2:41 PM, John W. Linville
>> <linville@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 01:47:02PM +0800, Zhu Yi wrote:
>> >> On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 17:17 -0600, John W. Linville wrote:
>> >> > Dave,
>> >> >
>> >> > One more for 2.6.27 -- a fix for a possible interrupt storm. There is
>> >> > even a link in the commit log to a youtube video of the storm in
>> >> > progress. :-)
>> >> >
>> >> > Let me know if there are problems!
>> >>
>> >> Can you also add this one? It doesn't panic the kernel when a frame from
>> >> firmware is invalid.
>> >>
>> >> http://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=122219037706528&w=2
>> >
>> > Is there an open bug report for that anywhere? Is this something
>> > that real users (no offense to Johannes) are likely to hit?
>>
>> I'm just exporting the major bugs from our internal database to
>> buzilla, 5000 is new so
>> we are hitting the problems during testing before users report them.
>>
>> Now I don't know if it was good idea to push the driver upstream same
>> time as it hits the market.
>
> You're right -- pushing it sooner rather than sitting on it internally
> probably would have helped to give it more visibility sooner.

I think it was pushed on time it would not bring the fixes sooner.
But we are getting again to the same arguments
Tomas


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