Biescting between mainline and wireless-testing

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at
Fri May 6 21:13:49 EDT 2011

On 05/06/2011 07:34 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 05/06/2011 04:51 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> I suspect we have some ugly (hard trackable) regression between
>> mainline and wireless-testing. It sounds impossible, but this seems to
>> affect Broadcom cards and looks like not related to ssb or b43.
>> Today I've compiled 2.6.38 and 2.6.39-rc6, both work GOOD.
>> I've compiled wireless-testing and it failed, BAD.
>> I've reverted all recent ssb patches from top and it still fails BAD.
>> What would be the easiest way to try bisecting? I can see
>> wireless-testing merges mainline quite often. Can I use some trick on
>> checkouted wireless-testing? Do I have to checkout mainline and merge
>> wireless-testing into it? Something even different?
> git bisect can handle it...I've spent some quality time finding
> bugs in ath9k with that lately...

The other thing to do is to see if branching wire-testing to 2.6.38 results in a 
workable system.

What card fails? I've been busy with Realtek hardware lately and have not run 
very much with Broadcom, but my 4311 worked earlier this week.


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