[PATCH] staging: rtl8188eu:

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Nov 28 13:17:14 UTC 2017


On Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 11:59:51AM -0600, Larry Finger wrote:
> When not associated with an AP, wifi device drivers should respond to the
> SIOCGIWESSID ioctl with a zero-length string for the SSID, which is the
> behavior expected by dhcpcd.
> 
> Currently, this driver returns an error code (-1) from the ioctl call,
> which causes dhcpcd to assume that the device is not a wireless interface
> and therefore it fails to work correctly with it thereafter.
> 
> This problem was reported and tested at
> https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu/issues/234.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/ioctl_linux.c | 14 ++++----------
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

Your subject line looks broken :(

Please fix and resend.

thanks,

greg k-h


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