Re: new warning at net/wireless/util.c:1236
From: Coelho, Luciano
Date: Thu May 04 2017 - 02:06:41 EST
On Thu, 2017-05-04 at 07:35 +0300, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > So my Dell XPS 13 seems to have grown a new warning as of the
> > networking merge yesterday.
> > Things still work, but when it starts warning, it generates a *lot* of
> > noise (I got 36 of these within about ten minutes).
> > I have no idea what triggered it, because when I rebooted (not because
> > of this issue, but just to reboot into a newer kernel) I don't see it
> > again.
> > This is all pretty regular wireless - it's intel 8260 wireless in a
> > fairly normal laptop.
> > Things still seem to *work* ok, so the only problem here is the overly
> > verbose and useless WARN_ON. It doesn't even print out *which* rate it
> > is warning about, it just does that stupid unconditional WARN_ON()
> > without ever shutting up about it..
> > The WARN_ON() seems to be old, but my logs don't seem to have any
> > mention of this until today, so there's something that has changed
> > that now triggers it.
> > Ideas?
> > Linus
> > ---
> > WARNING: CPU: 3 PID: 1138 at net/wireless/util.c:1236
> > cfg80211_calculate_bitrate+0x139/0x170 [cfg80211]
> As this is with iwlwifi adding also Luca. There were some rate handling
> changes in iwlwifi, like commit 77e409455f41, but don't know if that
> could cause this.
Thanks Kalle. I don't see anything in the iwlwifi driver that could be
causing this. Johannes suspects some RX rate changes he made in