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SubjectRe: [FYI] cfg80211: HT40 fix for APs with odd country IEs for 2.6.33.y
On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez
<lrodriguez@atheros.com> wrote:
> Just a heads up to distribution maintainers, 2.6.33 has an
> issue with disabling HT40 channels if you connect to an AP
> that has an odd country IE. Specifically if your AP sends
> out country IEs as follows:
>
> [1-1]
> [2-2]
> [3-3]
> [4-4]
> [5-5]
> [6-6]
> [7-7]
> [8-8]
> [9-9]
> [10-10]
> [11-11]
>
> instead of like this:
>
> [1-11]
>
> Then HT40 gets disabled. This issue was fixed on 2.6.34 and the fixes
> were not propagated to 2.6.33.y as they are not "critical" fixes
> per se, but if you do value this as "important" you may want to
> fetch them and apply them to your 2.6.33.y kernel tree.
>
> I've backported them and stashed them here:
>
> http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/mcgrof/patches/cfg80211/2010-03/reg-fixes-33/01-ht40-odd-country-ie/

If no one has complaints I'm going to cherry pick this seires and the
suspend/resume fixes on compat-wireless-2.6.33.y releases.

Luis


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