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From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <>
To: Jan Friedrich <>
Cc: "" <>,
	"" <>,
	Luis Rodriguez <>
Subject: Re: [Patch] ath9k: fix erased ieee80211_rx_status.mactime
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 13:21:37 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20100802202137.GC8920@tux> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 01:16:14PM -0700, Jan Friedrich wrote:
> This patch addresses the erasure of ieee80211_rx_status.mactime.
> After the mactime is set in "ath_rx_tasklet" it is immediately nulled in
> "ath9k_rx_skb_preprocess".

What effect does this have? What issue does this fix? Is this a
fix which also needs to be propagated to the stable kernels, if so
why? etc.

Your patch describes what it does, it doesn't say why its a good
fix or what was affected before. Please clarify all this as best
as you can so we can help ACK/NACK/propagate the patch to stable
if it is appropriate.

>  		requeue_skb = ath_rxbuf_alloc(common, common->rx_bufsize, GFP_ATOMIC);

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-02 20:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-02 20:16 [Patch] ath9k: fix erased ieee80211_rx_status.mactime Jan Friedrich
2010-08-02 20:21 ` Luis R. Rodriguez [this message]
2010-08-02 20:35   ` Jan Friedrich
2010-08-02 20:38     ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2010-08-02 20:48       ` Jan Friedrich
2010-08-02 20:52         ` Luis R. Rodriguez
2010-08-02 21:55 Jan Friedrich

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