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From: Thorsten Leemhuis <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: iwlwifi: loosing connection to AP (regression from 5.4.143) (fwd from b.k.o bug 215401) #forregzbot
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2022 13:22:07 +0100	[thread overview]
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#regzbot invalid: reporter said "it must have been a temporary wifi issue"

TWIMC: this mail is primarily send for documentation purposes and for
regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot. These mails usually
contain '#forregzbot' in the subject, to make them easy to spot and filter.

On 24.12.21 09:24, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Hi, this is your Linux kernel regression tracker speaking.
> Forwarding a regression reported in, to ensure
> all the interested parties are aware of it, as quite a few (many?)
> subsystems don't react at all to reports in that bug tracker.
>> Martin Mokrejs 2021-12-23 20:25:45 UTC
>> Created attachment 300133 [details] dmesg-5.4.167.txt
>> Hi, I jumped from 5.4.143 to 5.4.167 but the connection to wifi was
>> so unstable I had to reboot to use the old kernel. I never used git
>> bisect and am not sure I have that much time to play with that.
>> However, let me say that I lost about 5x connection to AP. Sooner or
>> later after each situation I disconnected from the AP using nm-applet
>> and re-connected. That has helped for a short while, liek a few
>> minutes, then I again lost network connection. Maybe you can find the
>> event in the dmesg output.
>> Once, for some reason, there is also a stacktrace from the kernel.
>> Why just onceinstead of about 5 times I have no idea.
>> I could provide the same kernel messages supplemented with daemon
>> messages from syslog.
>> Hope this helps to some extent,
> Feel free to either continue discussing this here or in the ticket, I
> don't care.
> To be sure this issue doesn't fall through the cracks unnoticed, I'm
> also adding it to regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot:
> #regzbot introduced v5.4.143 to v5.4.167
> #regzbot title: net: iwlwifi: frequently loosing connection to AP
> #regzbot link:
> Reminder: when fixing the issue, please link to this mail and the bug
> entry with a link tag.
> Ciao, Thorsten (wearing his 'Linux kernel regression tracker' hat).
> P.S.: As a Linux kernel regression tracker I'm getting a lot of reports
> on my table. I can only look briefly into most of them. Unfortunately
> therefore I sometimes will get things wrong or miss something important.
> I hope that's not the case here; if you think it is, don't hesitate to
> tell me about it in a public reply. That's in everyone's interest, as
> what I wrote above might be misleading to everyone reading this; any
> suggestion I gave thus might sent someone reading this down the wrong
> rabbit hole, which none of us wants.
> BTW, I have no personal interest in this issue, which is tracked using
> regzbot, my Linux kernel regression tracking bot
> ( I'm only posting
> this mail to get things rolling again and hence don't need to be CC on
> all further activities wrt to this regression.
> ---
> Additional information about regzbot:
> If you want to know more about regzbot, check out its web-interface, the
> getting start guide, and/or the references documentation:
> The last two documents will explain how you can interact with regzbot
> yourself if your want to.
> Hint for reporters: when reporting a regression it's in your interest to
> tell #regzbot about it in the report, as that will ensure the regression
> gets on the radar of regzbot and the regression tracker. That's in your
> interest, as they will make sure the report won't fall through the
> cracks unnoticed.
> Hint for developers: you normally don't need to care about regzbot once
> it's involved. Fix the issue as you normally would, just remember to
> include a 'Link:' tag to the report in the commit message, as explained
> in Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
> That aspect was recently was made more explicit in commit 1f57bd42b77c:

      reply	other threads:[~2022-02-03 12:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-24  8:24 iwlwifi: loosing connection to AP (regression from 5.4.143) (fwd from b.k.o bug 215401) Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-02-03 12:22 ` Thorsten Leemhuis [this message]

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