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SubjectRe: [ 14/33] iwlegacy: fix IBSS cleanup
On Sun, Feb 03, 2013 at 01:20:47AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-02-01 at 11:49 +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > 3.4-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> > From: Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@redhat.com>
> >
> > commit fa4cffcba9e13798ed7c6b8526b91b1631ecb53e upstream.
> >
> > We do not correctly change interface type when switching from
> > IBSS mode to STA mode, that results in microcode errors.
> >
> > Resolves:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=886946
> >
> > Reported-by: Jaroslav Skarvada <jskarvad@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> [...]
>
> This one didn't apply to 3.2 or presumably to 3.0. Do they have the bug
> and if so could you provide a backport?
They have the bug, but backport is not simple and require testing.
I prefer to not do it. We have workaround for the bug - reload
module after disconnecting from IBSS network.

Stanislaw



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