[rt2x00-users] [PATCH] rt2x00: usb: fix reset resume

Stanislaw Gruszka sgruszka at redhat.com
Fri Oct 26 00:03:32 AEDT 2012


On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 05:44:55PM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 08:35:26PM +0200, Stanislaw Gruszka wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 02:34:12PM +0200, Stanislaw Gruszka wrote:
> > > Patch fixes warnings like below happened on resume:
> > > 
> > > WARNING: at net/mac80211/driver-ops.h:12 check_sdata_in_driver+0x32/0x34()
> > > 
> > > Problem is that in __ieee80211_susped() we remove sdata (i.e wlan0
> > > interface) and then during resume we call usb_unbind_interface() ->
> > > ieee80211_unregister_hw() with sdata removed.
> > > 
> > > Patch fixes problem by adding .reset_resume calback, hence we do not
> > > unbind usb device on resume. This callback can be the same as normal
> > > .resume callback, sice we do all needed initalization during interface
> > > start, which is performed on resume [ ieee80211_resume() ->
> > > ieee80211_reconfig() -> rt2x00mac_start() -> rt2x00lib_start ].
> > > 
> > > Resolves:
> > > https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=48041
> > > 
> > > Reported-by: David Herrmann <dh.herrmann at googlemail.com>
> > > Reported-and-tested-by: Stephen Boyd <bebarino at gmail.com>
> > > Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
> > > Signed-off-by: Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka at redhat.com>
> > 
> > NACK for this patch, Randomly I'm able to reproduce strange crashes
> > when suspending and transiting data, which seem to not happen without
> > this patch. Until I'll figure this out, let's not apply the patch.
> 
> Of course, I just applied this today...any chance for a fixup?

This problem is tricky, I'm not expecting fix soon. However I can not
reproduce it on 3.7 and can on 3.6. So I think patch can go to 3.7 .
Could you remove cc stable from it? If not, I'll NACK backported patch,
when GregKH will send information about the backport.

Stanislaw 




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