fyi - 5d423cc added on 2.6.31 prevents ath9k to load

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 20:49:45 UTC 2009


On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:42 PM, Stefan Bader
<stefan.bader at canonical.com> wrote:
> Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:56 AM, Stefan Bader
>> <stefan.bader at canonical.com> wrote:
>>> Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>>> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14402
>>>>
>>>> At first this seemed rfkill / platform driver vodoo related but it
>>>> turns out its not. Too late for karmic, oh well, but maybe kernel for
>>>> kernel upgrades. Still waiting on feedback from Ingo, but thought I'd
>>>> let you know.
>>>>
>>>> I'm curious what other devices might be affected.
>>>>
>>>>   Luis
>>>>
>>> Hi Luis,
>>>
>>> if I read the comments in the upstream but correctly, then
>>>
>>> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=15b812f1d0a5ca8f5efe7f5882f468af10682ca8
>>>
>>> has fixed the ath9k issue, too. Is that correct? If yes, I guess we should
>>> get it to stable as well.
>>
>> Yeah I poked Linus and Ingo about it, let me poke Greg now.
>>
>>   Luis
>
> Actually sorry. For some stupid reason I had missed this before (or more
> specifically as I was reviewing backwards today):
>
> commit 2f37b165767202d7438aac98710f20038d197542
> Author: Yinghai Lu <yinghai at kernel.org>
>
>    pci: increase alignment to make more space for hidden code
>
> This is the one and it is in 2.6.31.6.

Ah ok great thanks

  Luis




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