[RFC/RFT] b43: A fix for DMA transmission sequence errors

ISE Development isedev at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 11:04:29 EDT 2013

On Wednesday 20 Mar 2013 09:53:28 Larry Finger wrote:
> On 03/20/2013 06:26 AM, ISE Development wrote:
> > Did you get a chance to validate this patch?
> > 
> > So far on my system, it has been running for over week without problems
> > (over 15GB of traffic).
> I have been using the patch, but I am testing rtlwifi drivers quite heavily
> at the moment, thus b43 has had limited usage. In fact, I was waiting to
> get a report from you before pushing the patch. It is ready to go.
> How frequently do you get the automatic reset?
> Larry

At least 3 or 4 per second when exceeding 2Mbit/s, otherwise around 1-2 per 10 
second interval. The card was literally unusable without the patch.

-- isedev

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