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    SubjectRe: ath9k crash 3.2-rc7
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    2012/1/9 MR <g7af0ec1e3ea1e7b1@nextmail.ru>:
    >  >> So, I am building 3.2 with two patches: over/under-flow catcher (pity
    >  >that
    >  >> it seems to be on a multiple-times-per-second codepath and just leaving
    >  >the
    >  > > checks there for everyone is suboptimal) and allegedely proper fix. Both
    >  > > applied OK with a small offset.
    >  >
    >  > as per our assumption, we should not see those over/underflow errors,
    >  > with the patch
    >  > above mentioned. please let us know if you hit upon this warnings,
    >  > even after the proper fix.
    >
    > In my experience (and as I understand the situation) if garbage is writen to
    > the "chan", it is caught by the check and device is dead-until-reboot anyway.
    > On 3.0, even without checks device was dead-until-reboot, but no crash
    > happened. All these checks do is converting "panic" to "WiFi broken" for 3.2.
    >

    true those checks are to confirm that 'chan' is corrupted and the
    patch is to fix it.

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    shafi
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