APPLIED: [PATCH 0/1][SRU][B/D/E] Fix Intel 3168 WiFi card regression
khalid.elmously at canonical.com
Wed Mar 25 03:59:57 UTC 2020
Also nominated the bug for the 3 targets.
On 2020-03-24 16:22:05 , Sultan Alsawaf wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1868442
> A recent upstream commit, "iwlwifi: mvm: fix NVM check for 3168 devices", broke
> 3168 WiFi cards completely. This commit is present in B/D/E, so all of those
> kernels are affected by this issue.
> The fix, "iwlwifi: mvm: Do not require PHY_SKU NVM section for 3168 devices",
> recently landed upstream in Linus' tree and affected linux-stable trees.
> Although I haven't checked with our reporter to see if this patch fixes their
> issue, their provided dmesg errors match exactly what was reported to other
> Linux distributions (such as Fedora  and Gentoo ), and those distributions
> reported that this commit fixed the issue. It also matches what was reported to
> the Linux kernel's bug tracker .
> The regression potential is low since this patch is small and is confirmed to
> fix 3168 WiFi cards.
>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1800335
>  https://bugs.gentoo.org/706810
>  https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=206329
> Dan Moulding (1):
> iwlwifi: mvm: Do not require PHY_SKU NVM section for 3168 devices
> drivers/net/wireless/intel/iwlwifi/mvm/nvm.c | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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