[PATCH upstream for stable 8/8]staging: vt6656: 64bit fixes: vCommandTimerWait change calculation of timer.
ben at decadent.org.uk
Thu Dec 27 19:24:54 UTC 2012
On Thu, 2012-12-27 at 13:25 +0000, Malcolm Priestley wrote:
> upstream commit
> Tested on kernel 2.6.35, 3.0, 3.2, 3.5 & 3.7
> staging: vt6656: 64bit fixes: vCommandTimerWait change calculation of timer.
> The timer appears to run too fast/race on 64 bit systems.
> Using msecs_to_jiffies seems to cause a deadlock on 64 bit.
> A calculation of (MSecond * HZ) / 1000 appears to run satisfactory.
> Change BSSIDInfoCount to u32.
> After this patch the driver can be successfully connect on little endian 64/32 bit systems.
> Cc: stable at kernel.org # 2.6.35+
> Signed-off-by: Malcolm Priestley <tvboxspy at gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Queued up for 3.2, thanks.
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