b43 N PHY status report
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Tue Dec 21 04:30:33 EST 2010
2010/12/21 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>:
> On Fri, 2010-12-10 at 20:08 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-12-10 at 20:04 +0100, Gábor Stefanik wrote:
>> > On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 8:02 PM, Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net> wrote:
>> > > On 12/10/2010 12:47 PM, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> > >> On Fri, 2010-12-10 at 19:30 +0100, Francesco Gringoli wrote:
>> > >>
>> > >>> [ 1117.516031] unregister_netdevice: waiting for wlan1 to become free. Usage count = 1
>> > >>>
>> > >>> and the device is never release (by who?). I have to reboot.
>> > >>
>> > >> That's a bug in the ipv6 code, upgrade your kernel :-)
>> > >
>> > > I would not have seen that as IPv6 is disabled in my kernels.
>> > Are you serious? Disabling ipv6 with ipv4 exhaustion expected in January?
>> Can we stop this thread right here and go on-topic again please?
> Anyone working on or testing network device drivers should be using
> IPv6. IPv6 will exercise code paths and network behaviour that Legacy IP
> rarely does, in particular using multicast to do neighbour discovery.
> And on wireless networks when multicast will be handled differently by
> the AP, that makes more difference than on wired where it's mostly the
> MAC filters that get neglected.
> I've seen a number of broken drivers because their authors were only
> testing with Legacy IP and not IPv6.
> It's not hard to set up IPv6. Larry, if you need any pointers I'd be
> more than happy to help.
I've router with OpenWRT, so that probably should be possible for me
to setup IPv6. However first I want to have working basic PHY and
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