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Subject[08/71] mac80211: initialize sta->last_rx in sta_info_alloc
2.6.33-longterm review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>

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 <nbd@openwrt.org>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

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

--- a/net/mac80211/sta_info.c
+++ b/net/mac80211/sta_info.c
@@ -314,6 +314,7 @@ 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;

if (sta_prepare_rate_control(local, sta, gfp)) {
kfree(sta);



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