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From: "Michael Büsch" <>
To: Greg KH <>
Cc:, Christoph Fritz <>,
	Larry Finger <>,
	wireless <>,
	b43-dev <>
Subject: Re: [stable] ssb: -> regression
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2010 12:44:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (sfid-20100807_015640_159647_FFFFFFFFF3BB5C8C)

On 08/07/2010 01:56 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 12:53:06AM +0200, Michael Büsch wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The SPROM changes applied to SSB in completely broke SPROM
>> extraction. This leads to broken wireless for my BCM4306 card.
>> All other BCM43xx and BCM44xx most likely are affected, too.
>> Symptoms should be wrong MAC addresses and broken transmission (for 43xx).
>> The patch changed the SPEX() macro and removed the offset subtraction,
>> but did not remove the actual 0x1000 offset from the SPROM defines.
>> This results in random memory poking rather than proper SPROM data
>> extraction.
>> I applied the following to my kernel to get it working again. However
>> this is not a proper fix. I suggest that the -stable SSB patch
>> is dropped and mainline patches being applied. They seem to
>> be correct (However I did not test mainline, yet).
> That's already done, can you please test the kernel that
> was announced a few hours ago?  I should have fixed all of the issues
> there, if not, please let me know.

That one works. Thanks.

Greetings Michael.

  reply	other threads:[~2010-08-07 10:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-08-06 22:53 ssb: -> regression Michael Büsch
2010-08-06 23:56 ` [stable] " Greg KH
2010-08-07 10:44   ` Michael Büsch [this message]
2010-08-07  6:29 ` Rafał Miłecki

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