[PATCH] Revert "ath10k: send (re)assoc peer command when NSS changed"

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Mon Feb 26 07:56:46 PST 2018

On 02/25/2018 10:16 PM, Karthikeyan Periyasamy wrote:
> This reverts commit 55884c045d31a29cf69db8332d1064a1b61dd159.
> When Ath10k is in AP mode and an unassociated STA sends a VHT action frame
> (Operating Mode Notification for the NSS change) periodically to AP this causes
> ath10k to call ath10k_station_assoc() which sends WMI_PEER_ASSOC_CMDID during
> NSS update. Over the time (with a certain client it can happen within 15 mins
> when there are over 500 of these VHT action frames) continuous calls of
> WMI_PEER_ASSOC_CMDID cause firmware to assert due to resource exhaust.

Can you share exactly which resource the firmware ran out of?  It would seem to
be a FW bug if it is leaking, so maybe it can be fixed as well...


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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