[PATCH 0/3] ssb/b43(legacy): clean dangling cores workarounds

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Sun May 8 14:34:17 EDT 2011

On 05/08/2011 12:16 PM, Michael Büsch wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-05-08 at 19:11 +0200, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> Oh, do you have some device with 2 active cores? Nice :)
> I don't think there are any supported multicore devices anyway. Those
> are the very early A-PHY, only. AFAIK.

Yes, I have a Linksys WPC54G Cardbus device that uses b43legacy.

The 'dmesg | egrep "ssb|b43"' output for it is

b43-pci-bridge 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A -> Link[LNK1] -> GSI 11 (level, low) -> 
IRQ 11
ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Core 2 found: PCMCIA (cc 0x80D, rev 0x01, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Core 3 found: V90 (cc 0x807, rev 0x01, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Core 4 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x07, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Core 5 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
ssb: Ignoring additional 802.11 core
ssb: chipcommon status is 0x0
ssb: SPROM offset is 0x1000
ssb: SPROM revision 1 detected.
ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:06:00.0
b43legacy-phy0: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Found PHY: Analog 1, Type 2, Revision 1
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Found Radio: Manuf 0x17F, Version 0x2050, Revision 2
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Radio initialized
b43legacy-phy0: Loading firmware version 0x127, patch level 14 (2005-04-18 02:36:27)
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Chip initialized
b43legacy-phy0 debug: 30-bit DMA initialized
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Wireless interface started
b43legacy-phy0 debug: Adding Interface type 2

You can add a Tested-by: and an ACK to the patches.


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