ath5k suspend

John W. Linville linville at tuxdriver.com
Wed Sep 30 14:09:05 UTC 2009


On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 03:26:56PM +0200, Gonsolo wrote:
>>> Is it possible to add
>>> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/38550/
>>> to karmic? Otherwise karmic would be broken for me/my notebook/my
>>> wireless pccard.
>>
>> Since Karmic tracks the 2.6.31 -stable kernels, it's worth reporting
>> this upstream (CC'd) instead, particularly if it's a regression from a
>> previous kernel version, using the same ath5k driver...?
>
> I did that, too. ;) Hopefully it will be in 2.6.31.2.

Maybe I missed it, but did you actually request the -stable team to
take the patch?  -stable helps more than just Ubuntu... :-)

Greg (or Chris or...), the patch in question is here:

commit edd7fc7003f31da48d06e215a93ea966a22c2a03
Author: Nick Kossifidis <mick at madwifi-project.org>
Date:   Mon Aug 10 03:29:02 2009 +0300

    ath5k: Wakeup fixes
    
    * Don't put chip to full sleep because there are problems during
       wakeup. Instead hold MAC/Baseband on warm reset state via a new
       function ath5k_hw_on_hold.
    
     * Minor cleanups
    
    Signed-off-by: Nick Kossifidis <mickflemm at gmail.com>
    Tested-by: Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
    Tested-by: Johannes Stezenbach <js at sig21.net>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>

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