[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "ath9k: always clear ps filter bit on new assoc" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Fri Sep 20 19:34:23 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ath9k: always clear ps filter bit on new assoc

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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>From 0efc22a60024bcbadbb741600911436c670bbad6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 14:18:10 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] ath9k: always clear ps filter bit on new assoc

commit 026d5b07c03458f9c0ccd19c3850564a5409c325 upstream.

Otherwise in some cases, EAPOL frames might be filtered during the
initial handshake, causing delays and assoc failures.

Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>
[ luis: backported to 3.5: adjusted context ]
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c
index 894ed0e..63ce4cf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c
@@ -2479,6 +2479,7 @@ void ath_tx_node_init(struct ath_softc *sc, struct ath_node *an)
 	for (acno = 0, ac = &an->ac[acno];
 	     acno < WME_NUM_AC; acno++, ac++) {
 		ac->sched    = false;
+		ac->clear_ps_filter = true;
 		ac->txq = sc->tx.txq_map[acno];

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