3.11.0-rc1: Crash on rmmod of ath10k_pci

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Fri Jul 19 06:41:22 EDT 2013

Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> writes:

>> You seem to have been lucky to trigger a race. CE is teared down
>> before we really stop interrupts and there's very small chance for an
>> interrupt to come in. This is strange, since CE interrupts are
>> disabled and only firmware (i.e. crash) interrupt may come in. I've
>> never seen firmware crash during module unloading. I have a patch for
>> this but it's based upon my recovery patchset and it's not trivial to
>> rebase the fix.
> I plan to do further testing on the 'ath' repository, so hopefully
> no need for porting patches around.  If/when that is stable, can see
> about testing mainline.

Yes, please base your work on the ath.git repository instead of mainline
(=Linus' releases). At this stage when we don't have that many users we
would not want to use time on the mainline, the time is much better
spent on improving the driver itself.

Kalle Valo

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