[PATCH] x86: Add early quirk to reset Apple AirPort card

Bjorn Helgaas helgaas at kernel.org
Thu Jun 9 15:57:58 PDT 2016

On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 01:35:28AM +0200, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> The EFI firmware on Macs contains a full-fledged network stack for
> downloading OS X images from osrecovery.apple.com. Unfortunately
> on Macs introduced 2011 and 2012, EFI brings up the Broadcom 4331
> wireless card on every boot and leaves it enabled even after
> ExitBootServices has been called. The card continues to assert its IRQ
> line, causing spurious interrupts if the IRQ is shared. It also corrupts
> memory by DMAing received packets, allowing for remote code execution
> over the air. This only stops when a driver is loaded for the wireless
> card, which may be never if the driver is not installed or blacklisted.
> ...

> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79301
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=111781
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728916
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=895951#c16
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1009819
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1098621
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149632#c5
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1279130
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1332732

I think I saw mail about this being applied via the x86 tree.  Let me
know if I need to do anything more here.

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