[PATCH 1/7] staging: wfx: fix handling of MMIC error

Jerome Pouiller Jerome.Pouiller at silabs.com
Wed Oct 7 10:19:37 UTC 2020

From: Jérôme Pouiller <jerome.pouiller at silabs.com>

As expected, when the device detect a MMIC error, it returns a specific
status. However, it also strip IV from the frame (don't ask me why).

So, with the current code, mac80211 detects a corrupted frame and it
drops it before it handle the MMIC error. The expected behavior would be
to detect MMIC error then to renegotiate the EAP session.

So, this patch correctly informs mac80211 that IV is not available. So,
mac80211 correctly takes into account the MMIC error.

Signed-off-by: Jérôme Pouiller <jerome.pouiller at silabs.com>
 drivers/staging/wfx/data_rx.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/wfx/data_rx.c b/drivers/staging/wfx/data_rx.c
index fe111d0aab63..86781098edc0 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/wfx/data_rx.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/wfx/data_rx.c
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ void wfx_rx_cb(struct wfx_vif *wvif,
 	memset(hdr, 0, sizeof(*hdr));
 	if (arg->status == HIF_STATUS_RX_FAIL_MIC)
-		hdr->flag |= RX_FLAG_MMIC_ERROR;
 	else if (arg->status)
 		goto drop;

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