[3.11.y.z extended stable] Patch "rtlwifi: rtl8188ee: initialize packet_beacon" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Wed May 14 14:56:58 UTC 2014

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

    rtlwifi: rtl8188ee: initialize packet_beacon

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 00053e67fd1df46de5e904c0c5c5f00f83f11944 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:38:44 +0100
Subject: rtlwifi: rtl8188ee: initialize packet_beacon

commit 328e203fc35f0b4f6df1c4943f74cf553bcc04f8 upstream.

static code analysis from cppcheck reports:

  (error) Uninitialized variable: packet_beacon

packet_beacon is not initialized and hence packet_beacon
contains garbage from the stack, so set it to false.

Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>
Acked-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8188ee/trx.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8188ee/trx.c b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8188ee/trx.c
index a8871d6..ea4d014 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8188ee/trx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/rtl8188ee/trx.c
@@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ static void _rtl88ee_translate_rx_signal_stuff(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
 	u8 *psaddr;
 	__le16 fc;
 	u16 type, ufc;
-	bool match_bssid, packet_toself, packet_beacon, addr;
+	bool match_bssid, packet_toself, packet_beacon = false, addr;

 	tmp_buf = skb->data + pstatus->rx_drvinfo_size + pstatus->rx_bufshift;


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