[PATCH 2/2] ath10k: fix scheduling while atomic bug
kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Fri Oct 4 02:37:18 EDT 2013
Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at tieto.com> writes:
> On 1 October 2013 18:35, Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> wrote:
>> Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at tieto.com> writes:
>>> Recent WMI/HTC changes broke WEP with multiple
>>> keys. If WMI had no HTC TX credits to submit
>>> command for default wep index update it would
>>> trigger a bug.
>>> This simply moves the wep key index update to a
>>> The key update may happen some time after first
>>> frame with a different wep key has been sent (i.e.
>>> some frames will be sent with old key). This was
>>> the case before too as WMI commands were
>>> Signed-off-by: Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at tieto.com>
>> This looks problematic. Basically you just delay sending the WMI
>> command, but there's no guarantee that we actually have free credits at
>> the time of transmission. So to me it looks like this fixes the issue
>> just by luck.
> One thing at a time.
> This patch fixes 'scheduling while atomic' bug that was introduced
> with recent HTC/WMI changes.
Ah, that's what you mean with "triggers a bug" in the commit log? Ok,
even though I consider this very ugly I guess it's alright as a short
term fix. But please describe the bug in more detail in the commit log,
at least mention that we are sleeping in an atomic context (or something
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