[PATCH] staging: brcm80211: bugfix for softmac crash on multi cpu configurations
gregkh at suse.de
Tue Jan 25 03:18:13 PST 2011
On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:51:56AM +0100, Roland Vossen wrote:
> Solved a locking issue that resulted in driver crashes with the 43224 and 43225
> chips. The problem has been reported on several fora. Root cause was two fold:
> hardware was being manipulated by two unsynchronized threads, and a scan
> operation could interfere with an ongoing dynamic calibration process. Fix was
> to invoke a lock on wl_ops_config() operation and to set internal flags when a
> scan operation is started and stopped.
> Please add this to the staging-linus branch.
Should this also go to the .37 stable kernel tree?
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