[PATCH 2/2 - linux-stable-4.4] ath10k: rebuild crypto header in rx data frames

Sriram R srirrama at codeaurora.org
Mon Apr 30 16:44:17 PDT 2018

On 2018-05-01 00:39, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 11:56:27AM +0530, Sriram R wrote:
>> Rx data frames notified through HTT_T2H_MSG_TYPE_RX_IND and
>> HTT_T2H_MSG_TYPE_RX_FRAG_IND expect PN/TSC check to be done
>> on host (mac80211) rather than firmware. Rebuild cipher header
>> in every received data frames (that are notified through those
>> HTT interfaces) from the rx_hdr_status tlv available in the
>> rx descriptor of the first msdu. Skip setting RX_FLAG_IV_STRIPPED
>> flag for the packets which requires mac80211 PN/TSC check support
>> and set appropriate RX_FLAG for stripped crypto tail. Hw QCA988X,
>> and QCA99X0 currently need the rebuilding of cipher header to
>> perform PN/TSC check for replay attack.
>> [Upstream Commit : 7eccb738fce57cbe53ed903ccf43f9ab257b15b3]
>> Signed-off-by: Vasanthakumar Thiagarajan <vthiagar at codeaurora.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Sriram R <srirrama at codeaurora.org>
>> ---
>>  drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c | 98 
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
>>  1 file changed, 82 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> This patch breaks the build.  Always test build your patches!
> thanks,
> greg k-h
Hi Greg,

   This patch along with its dependency patches (in the following order)

f980ebc058c2 : mac80211: allow not sending MIC up from driver for HW 
f631a77ba920 : mac80211: allow same PN for AMSDU sub-frames
cef0acd4d7d4 : mac80211: Add RX flag to indicate ICV stripped
[PATCH 1/2 linux-stable-4.4] ath10k: Add new hw param to identify 
alignment for different chipsets

build fine when checked with v4.4.130.

Kindly let me know if you face any issues while trying out in this 


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