[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 2.6.33] rt2x00: Disable powersaving for rt61pci.
Ivo van Doorn
ivdoorn at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 15:18:49 UTC 2009
On Sunday 13 December 2009, Gertjan van Wingerde wrote:
> On 12/13/09 11:15, Ivo van Doorn wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 December 2009, Gertjan van Wingerde wrote:
> >> We've had many reports of rt61pci failures with powersaving enabled.
> >> Therefore, as a stop-gap measure, disable powersaving of the rt61pci
> >> until we have found a proper solution.
> > This disables powersaving completely, can't we set the default powersaving
> > to disabled? That way for people for who it does work, it can still be enabled.
> Well, when I was looking into this I came up with a number of issues in the code
> which makes me believe that it simply isn't working at all.
> One example is that the rt61pci devices rely on handling the wakeup interrupt
> by the driver to wake up the devices. As far as I can tell there is no handling
> of the wakeup interrupt in the rt61pci driver.
> That's why I decided to disable it all together, as I don't think it works
> properly for anyone (although some people may not really notice it).
Ok, but then please disable it for _all_ rt2x00 drivers, or at least all PCI rt2x00 drivers
since they would have the same wakeup interrupt requirement.
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