[rt2x00-users] [PATCH] wireless: reg: restore previous behaviour of chan->max_power calculations

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Jul 25 00:53:06 AEST 2012


On Tue, 2012-07-24 at 08:35 +0200, Stanislaw Gruszka wrote:
> commit eccc068e8e84c8fe997115629925e0422a98e4de
> Author: Hong Wu <Hong.Wu at dspg.com>
> Date:   Wed Jan 11 20:33:39 2012 +0200
> 
>     wireless: Save original maximum regulatory transmission power for the calucation of the local maximum transmit pow
> 
> changed the way we calculate chan->max_power as min(chan->max_power,
> chan->max_reg_power). That broke rt2x00 (and perhaps some other
> drivers) that do not set chan->max_power. It is not so easy to fix this
> problem correctly in rt2x00.
> 
> According to commit eccc068e8 changelog, change claim only to save
> maximum regulatory power - changing setting of chan->max_power was side
> effect. This patch restore previous calculations of chan->max_power and
> do not touch chan->max_reg_power.

Applied, but I'll wait for Luis's comments before I push it out.

johannes





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