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From: "Rafał Miłecki" <>
To: "Michael Büsch" <>
Cc:, Christoph Fritz <>,
	Larry Finger <>,
	wireless <>,
	b43-dev <>
Subject: Re: ssb: -> regression
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2010 08:29:49 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

2010/8/7 Michael Büsch <>:
> 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).

The original patch didn't simply drop subtraction of offset, it also
modified defines in .h:

It's Larry combined patch that you see in .34.2 and it indeed lacks
changes in defines. We already explained that situation, Greg will
revert it and apply correct patches instead.


      parent reply	other threads:[~2010-08-07  6:30 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
2010-08-07  6:29 ` Rafał Miłecki [this message]

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