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From: Gabriel C <nix.or.die@googlemail.com>
To: Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@kernel.org>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	stable <stable@vger.kernel.org>,
	lwn@lwn.net, angrypenguinpoland@gmail.com,
	Qiujun Huang <hqjagain@gmail.com>,
	ath9k-devel <ath9k-devel@qca.qualcomm.com>,
	"linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org" <linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: ath9k broken [was: Linux 5.7.3]
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:48:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAEJqkghJWGsLCj2Wvt-yhzMewjXwrXhSEDpar6rbDpbSA6R8kQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAEJqkgj4LS7M3zYK51Vagt4rWC9A7uunA+7CvX0Qv=57Or3Ngg@mail.gmail.com>

Am Do., 25. Juni 2020 um 12:52 Uhr schrieb Gabriel C
<nix.or.die@googlemail.com>:
>
> Am Do., 25. Juni 2020 um 12:48 Uhr schrieb Gabriel C
> <nix.or.die@googlemail.com>:
> >
> > Am Do., 25. Juni 2020 um 06:57 Uhr schrieb Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@kernel.org>:
> > >
> > > On 25. 06. 20, 0:05, Gabriel C wrote:
> > > > Am Mi., 17. Juni 2020 um 18:13 Uhr schrieb Greg Kroah-Hartman
> > > > <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>:
> > > >>
> > > >> I'm announcing the release of the 5.7.3 kernel.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > Hello Greg,
> > > >
> > > >> Qiujun Huang (5):
> > > >>       ath9k: Fix use-after-free Read in htc_connect_service
> > > >>       ath9k: Fix use-after-free Read in ath9k_wmi_ctrl_rx
> > > >>       ath9k: Fix use-after-free Write in ath9k_htc_rx_msg
> > > >>       ath9x: Fix stack-out-of-bounds Write in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb
> > > >>       ath9k: Fix general protection fault in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > We got a report on IRC about 5.7.3+ breaking a USB ath9k Wifi Dongle,
> > > > while working fine on <5.7.3.
> > > >
> > > > I don't have myself such HW, and the reported doesn't have any experience
> > > > in bisecting the kernel, so we build kernels, each with one of the
> > > > above commits reverted,
> > > > to find the bad commit.
> > > >
> > > > The winner is:
> > > >
> > > > commit 6602f080cb28745259e2fab1a4cf55eeb5894f93
> > > > Author: Qiujun Huang <hqjagain@gmail.com>
> > > > Date:   Sat Apr 4 12:18:38 2020 +0800
> > > >
> > > >     ath9k: Fix general protection fault in ath9k_hif_usb_rx_cb
> > > >
> > > >     commit 2bbcaaee1fcbd83272e29f31e2bb7e70d8c49e05 upstream.
> > > > ...
> > > >
> > > > Reverting this one fixed his problem.
> > >
> > > Obvious question: is 5.8-rc1 (containing the commit) broken too?
> >
> > Yes, it does, just checked.
> >
> > git tag --contains 2bbcaaee1fcbd83272e29f31e2bb7e70d8c49e05
> > v5.8-rc1
> > v5.8-rc2
> >
>
> Sorry, I read the wrong, I just woke up.
>
> We didn't test 5.8-rc{1,2} yet but we will today and let you know.
>

We tested 5.8-rc2 and it is broken too.

The exact HW name is:

TP-link tl-wn722n (Atheros AR9271 chip)

> > >
> > > I fail to see how the commit could cause an issue like this. Is this
> > > really reproducibly broken with the commit and irreproducible without
> > > it?
> >
> > I can't see something obvious wrong either, but yes it's reproducible on his HW.
> > Kernel with this commit breaks the dongle, with the commit reverted it works.
> >
> > >As it looks like a USB/wiring problem:
> > > usb 1-2: USB disconnect, device number 2
> > > ath: phy0: Reading Magic # failed
> > > ath: phy0: Unable to initialize hardware; initialization status: -5
> > > ...
> > > usb 1-2: device descriptor read/64, error -110
> > > usb 1-2: device descriptor read/64, error -71
> > >
> > > Ccing ath9k maintainers too.
> > >
> > > > I don't have so much info about the HW, besides a dmesg showing the
> > > > phy breaking.
> > > > I also added the reporter to CC too.
> > > >
> > > > https://gist.github.com/AngryPenguinPL/1e545f0da3c2339e443b9e5044fcccea
> > > >
> > > > If you need more info, please let me know and I'll try my best to get
> > > > it as fast as possible for you.
> > >

Best Regards,

Gabriel C

  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-26 11:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-17 16:12 Linux 5.7.3 Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-17 16:12 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-24 22:05 ` Gabriel C
2020-06-25  4:57   ` ath9k broken [was: Linux 5.7.3] Jiri Slaby
2020-06-25 10:48     ` Gabriel C
2020-06-25 10:52       ` Gabriel C
2020-06-26 11:48         ` Gabriel C [this message]
2020-06-26 13:39           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-06-26 13:51             ` Gabriel C
2020-06-26 14:40               ` Gabriel C
2020-07-07 14:11                 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-07 20:20                   ` Viktor Jägersküpper
2020-07-15 15:13                     ` Kalle Valo
2020-07-16  8:15                       ` Viktor Jägersküpper
2020-07-16  9:02                         ` Kalle Valo
2020-06-27 10:13     ` Roman Mamedov

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