[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 4/7] rt2800usb: Let rt2x00usb handle USB padding
Ivo Van Doorn
ivdoorn at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 09:40:13 EST 2011
2011/12/28 Andreas Hartmann <andihartmann at 01019freenet.de>:
> Gertjan van Wingerde schrieb:
>> On 12/28/11 21:12, Ivo Van Doorn wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 1:53 AM, Gertjan van Wingerde
>>> <gwingerde at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> From: Jakub Kiciński <kubakici at wp.pl>
>>>> Older USB drivers does not append end padding to skb but instead report
>>>> it in size of data to be transmitted to HW. rt2800usb should follow that
>>>> behaviour. Custom write_tx_data callback which was adding pad to skb
>>>> is not be needed any more.
>>>> Thanks to this patch frames handed back from rt2800usb to mac80211 will
>>>> no longer contain end padding.
>>> What happened to the reports that after this (and the next) patch, the
>>> non-2800 USB
>>> drivers are failing?
>> I have seen only 1 failure report (from Andreas Hartmann), which seemed
>> to have been caused by not applying both patches. ISTR that Andreas did
>> not see any regression when both patches were applied.
> Yes, that's true. The behavior of a rt3572 dongle in my test with both
> patches applied was the same as without these both patches.
> Please note that the test I did was very short, because the rt2800usb
> driver works really bad with this device anyway.
Ok, thanks for the update.
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