Frequent spurious tx_timeouts for libertas

Daniel Drake dsd at
Mon May 2 16:01:04 EDT 2011

On 2 May 2011 20:59, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
> dev->trans_start is unconditionally initialized by dev_activate() in
> sch_generic.c:

Also, many drivers (including libertas) set it in their tx_timeout handlers:
   dev->trans_start = jiffies; /* prevent tx timeout */
I don't understand why (the TX timeout has already occurred, it can't
be prevented at that stage).


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