[rt2x00-users] About the .start function in ieee80211_ops.
machen at suse.com
Tue Mar 20 23:29:39 EST 2012
2012/3/20 Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net>:
> On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 14:02 +0800, Matt Chen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a issue recently for rt2800pci, the way to duplicate this is
>> 1. Press function key to set rfkill hard blocked, it would cause
>> driver to power off.
>> 2. reboot
>> 3. find when load the driver (rt2800pci), it would stop in "Registered
>> led device: rt2800pci-phy0::quality".
>> Here you would find the rfkill_poll function is not started to work,
>> also the rt2x00mac_start() registered in rt2800pci_mac80211_ops
>> structure is not yet be executed.
>> My question is when or what condition the rt2x00mac_start() would be
>> running, because if it is not yet executed, then it would not be able
>> to load the firmware in rt2x00lib_start().
> That's a bug in the driver then -- it should probably start the rfkill
> stuff without mac80211's start() command. start() is only called when
> the first interface comes up, but that will never happen if it's in
> rfkill block.
Do you have any idea which part of code would make the first interface
comes up ? :)
Would that be in cfg80211 ?
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