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SubjectRE: [ 26/89] mwifiex: update config_bands during infra association
Hi Ben,

> > From: Amitkumar Karwar <akarwar@marvell.com>
> >
> > commit d7b9c5204e9c6810a20d509ee47bc70419096e59 upstream.
> >
> > Currently "adapter->config_bands" is updated during infra
> > association only if channel is provided by user in "iw connect"
> > command. config_bands is used while preparing association
> > request to calculate supported rates by intersecting our rates
> > with the rates advertised by AP.
> >
> > There is corner case in which we include zero rates in
> > supported rates TLV based on previous IBSS network history,
> > which leads to association failure.
> >
> > This patch fixes the problem by correctly updating config_bands.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Amitkumar Karwar <akarwar@marvell.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Bing Zhao <bzhao@marvell.com>
> > Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> [...]
>
> Is this fix needed for earlier kernel versions (3.0, 3.2, 3.4)? If so,
> could you provide backports?

This patch is not needed for earlier kernel 3.0, 3.2, and 3.4.

Thanks,
Bing

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