[PATCH] ath10k: fix firmware assert in monitor mode

Valo, Kalle kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Mon Mar 7 01:51:17 PST 2016

Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at qti.qualcomm.com> writes:

> commit 166de3f1895d ("ath10k: remove supported chain mask") had revealed
> an issue on monitor mode. Configuring NSS upon monitor interface
> creation is causing target assert in all qca9888x and qca6174 firmware.
> Firmware assert issue can be reproduced by below sequence even after
> reverting commit 166de3f1895d ("ath10k: remove supported chain mask").
> ip link set wlan0 down
> iw wlan0 set type monitor
> iw phy0 set antenna 7
> ip link set wlan0 up
> This issue is originally reported on qca9888 with 10.1 firmware.
> Fixes: 5572a95b4b ("ath10k: apply chainmask settings to vdev on creation")
> Reported-by: Janusz Dziedzic <janusz.dziedzic at tieto.com>
> Signed-off-by: Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at qti.qualcomm.com>

Applied, thanks for fixing this. I also CCed stable.

But I'm not actually sure if the "Fixes" lines implies "Cc stable"? I
think I saw one patch going into stable like that so I have been
wondering how this works. Does anyone know?

Kalle Valo

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