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    Subject[07/74] mac80211: initialize sta->last_rx in sta_info_alloc
    2.6.32-longterm review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


    From: Felix Fietkau <>

    commit 8bc8aecdc5e26cfda12dbd6867af4aa67836da6a upstream.

    This field is used to determine the inactivity time. When in AP mode,
    hostapd uses it for kicking out inactive clients after a while. Without this
    patch, hostapd immediately deauthenticates a new client if it checks the
    inactivity time before the client sends its first data frame.

    Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    net/mac80211/sta_info.c | 1 +
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

    --- a/net/mac80211/sta_info.c
    +++ b/net/mac80211/sta_info.c
    @@ -276,6 +276,7 @@ struct sta_info *sta_info_alloc(struct i
    memcpy(sta->sta.addr, addr, ETH_ALEN);
    sta->local = local;
    sta->sdata = sdata;
    + sta->last_rx = jiffies;

    sta->rate_ctrl = rate_control_get(local->rate_ctrl);
    sta->rate_ctrl_priv = rate_control_alloc_sta(sta->rate_ctrl,

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