Re: [OOPS] bcm43xx oops on 2.6.20-rc1 on x86_64

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sat Dec 30 2006 - 16:33:22 EST

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 03:23:42PM -0600, Larry Finger wrote:
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 03:15:28PM -0500, Aaron Sethman wrote:
> >> Just was loading the bcm43xx module and got the following oops. Note that
> >> this card is one of the newer PCI-E cards. If any other info is needed
> >> let me know.
> >
> > Is this issue still present in 2.6.10-rc2-git1?
> >
> > If yes, was 2.6.19 working fine?
> Any oops involving wireless extensions is due to 2.6.20-rc1 and -rc2 not having the fix for softmac
> that is necessitated by the 2.6.20 changes in the work structure.

"Any oops" are very strong words.

It wouldn't be the first time that we have several similar bug reports,
and it turns out that one is for a completely different issue...

> The needed patch has now been
> pushed by Jeff to Andrew and Linus, and should be in -rc3. In the meantime, it is attached.

That's why I asked for testing with 2.6.20-rc2-git1 that includes the
two ieee80211softmac patches.

> Larry



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