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Subject[057/123] p54: fix tx feedback status flag check
From: Christian Lamparter <>

commit f880c2050f30b23c9b6f80028c09f76e693bf309 upstream.

Michael reported that p54* never really entered power
save mode, even tough it was enabled.

It turned out that upon a power save mode change the
firmware will set a special flag onto the last outgoing
frame tx status (which in this case is almost always the
designated PSM nullfunc frame). This flag confused the
driver; It erroneously reported transmission failures
to the stack, which then generated the next nullfunc.
and so on...

Reported-by: Michael Buesch <>
Tested-by: Michael Buesch <>
Signed-off-by: Christian Lamparter <>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

drivers/net/wireless/p54/txrx.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/net/wireless/p54/txrx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/p54/txrx.c
@@ -445,7 +445,7 @@ static void p54_rx_frame_sent(struct p54

if (!(info->flags & IEEE80211_TX_CTL_NO_ACK) &&
- (!payload->status))
+ !(payload->status & P54_TX_FAILED))
info->flags |= IEEE80211_TX_STAT_ACK;
if (payload->status & P54_TX_PSM_CANCELLED)
info->flags |= IEEE80211_TX_STAT_TX_FILTERED;

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