[lts-backport-quantal][lts-backport-raring][SRU][PATCH 0/1] rtlwifi: Remove setting of link_state to MAC80211_LINKED

Joseph Salisbury joseph.salisbury at canonical.com
Wed May 14 14:49:16 UTC 2014


From: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net> 

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1289429

== Precise(lts-backport-[raring,quantal]) SRU Justification ==

The rtl8192ce driver sometimes causes a kernel panic on system startup of Lenovo Thinkpad X230 models. Restarting many times results in some sucessful boots, but the problem can be persistant.  This bug has been reported to affect many people.

== Fix ==

Author: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>
Date:   Tue May 13 19:22:05 2014 +0000

    rtlwifi: Remove setting of link_state to MAC80211_LINKED


== Test Case ==

A test kernel was built with this patch and tested by the original bug reporter.  The bug reporter states the test kernel resolved the bug.

Larry Finger (1):
  rtlwifi: Remove setting of link_state to MAC80211_LINKED

 drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/core.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

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