[3.11.y.z extended stable] Patch "rtl8192cu: Fix unbalanced irq enable in error path of rtl92cu_hw_init()" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Wed May 14 14:57:12 UTC 2014

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

    rtl8192cu: Fix unbalanced irq enable in error path of rtl92cu_hw_init()

to the linux-3.11.y-queue branch of the 3.11.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.

For more information about the 3.11.y.z tree, see



>From c9eaa566c7d83ccdc0213be687125501390b247f Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21:59:04 +0100
Subject: rtl8192cu: Fix unbalanced irq enable in error path of

commit 3234f5b06fc3094176a86772cc64baf3decc98fc upstream.

Fixes: a53268be0cb9 ('rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Fix too long disable of IRQs')
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8192cu/hw.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8192cu/hw.c b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8192cu/hw.c
index 324aa58..c3f2b55 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8192cu/hw.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8192cu/hw.c
@@ -1001,7 +1001,7 @@ int rtl92cu_hw_init(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
 	err = _rtl92cu_init_mac(hw);
 	if (err) {
 		RT_TRACE(rtlpriv, COMP_ERR, DBG_EMERG, "init mac failed!\n");
-		return err;
+		goto exit;
 	err = rtl92c_download_fw(hw);
 	if (err) {

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