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SubjectRe: [GIT] Networking
On 11/04/2011 10:03 AM, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-10-25 at 12:26 +0000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 12:32 PM, David Miller<> wrote:
>>> The most visible thing in here is the reorganization of the drivers
>>> under drivers/net.
>> Nope, the most visible thing are some new annoying warnings, that seem
>> absolutely broken.
>> At the very minimum, that WARN_ON(1) should be a WARN_ON_ONCE() or
>> something like that. Because showing it over an dover again is not
>> helpful.
>> Added the people who signed off on the changes to the affected files,
>> since they hopefully know why this happens and can fix it..
> Sorry for the late reply.
> I think this was actually caused by some changes from Ben Greear
> "optimising" stuff in net/mac80211/work.c and keeping the wrong channel,
> Stanislaw was also looking at this at some point I think. I agree that
> it would be good to change to WARN_ON_ONCE(), will do that.
> The warning itself has been around forever, but the fact that it
> triggers now is probably related to the channel work& band switches.

There are patches for the work_work bugs I introduced, and they
are in wireless-testing, and were CC'd to stable as far as I
can tell.


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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