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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 13:38:43 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20100802203843.GD8920@tux> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 01:35:36PM -0700, Jan Friedrich wrote:
> > 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.
> The mactime is always set to 0. I encountered the problem in IBSS mode.
> In ieee80211_rx_bss_info (net/mac80211/ibss.c) the mactime is used to
> trigger an IBSS merge. At the moment the merge is always triggered.
> I got the "beacon TSF higher than local TSF - IBSS merge with BSSID" log
> message with every beacon and so recognized this odd behaviour.
> I think this has to be fixed and at least influences IBSS mode negatively.

Think? Does the patch actually fix something or do you think it fixes
something? Next time please include all these details on your patch
commit log mesage so its easy to understand the reasoning behind
the patch.


  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-02 20:38 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
2010-08-02 20:35   ` Jan Friedrich
2010-08-02 20:38     ` Luis R. Rodriguez [this message]
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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