2013-01-16 10:45:40

by Stanislaw Gruszka

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Subject: [PATCH 3.8] iwlegacy: fix IBSS cleanup

We do not correctly change interface type when switching from
IBSS mode to STA mode, that results in microcode errors.

Resolves:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=886946

Reported-by: Jaroslav Skarvada <[email protected]>
Cc: [email protected]
Signed-off-by: Stanislaw Gruszka <[email protected]>
---
drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/common.c | 35 ++++++++++++++--------------------
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/common.c b/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/common.c
index 7e16d10..90b8970 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/common.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/common.c
@@ -3958,17 +3958,21 @@ il_connection_init_rx_config(struct il_priv *il)

memset(&il->staging, 0, sizeof(il->staging));

- if (!il->vif) {
+ switch (il->iw_mode) {
+ case NL80211_IFTYPE_UNSPECIFIED:
il->staging.dev_type = RXON_DEV_TYPE_ESS;
- } else if (il->vif->type == NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION) {
+ break;
+ case NL80211_IFTYPE_STATION:
il->staging.dev_type = RXON_DEV_TYPE_ESS;
il->staging.filter_flags = RXON_FILTER_ACCEPT_GRP_MSK;
- } else if (il->vif->type == NL80211_IFTYPE_ADHOC) {
+ break;
+ case NL80211_IFTYPE_ADHOC:
il->staging.dev_type = RXON_DEV_TYPE_IBSS;
il->staging.flags = RXON_FLG_SHORT_PREAMBLE_MSK;
il->staging.filter_flags =
RXON_FILTER_BCON_AWARE_MSK | RXON_FILTER_ACCEPT_GRP_MSK;
- } else {
+ break;
+ default:
IL_ERR("Unsupported interface type %d\n", il->vif->type);
return;
}
@@ -4550,8 +4554,7 @@ out:
EXPORT_SYMBOL(il_mac_add_interface);

static void
-il_teardown_interface(struct il_priv *il, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
- bool mode_change)
+il_teardown_interface(struct il_priv *il, struct ieee80211_vif *vif)
{
lockdep_assert_held(&il->mutex);

@@ -4560,9 +4563,7 @@ il_teardown_interface(struct il_priv *il, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
il_force_scan_end(il);
}

- if (!mode_change)
- il_set_mode(il);
-
+ il_set_mode(il);
}

void
@@ -4575,8 +4576,8 @@ il_mac_remove_interface(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct ieee80211_vif *vif)

WARN_ON(il->vif != vif);
il->vif = NULL;
-
- il_teardown_interface(il, vif, false);
+ il->iw_mode = NL80211_IFTYPE_UNSPECIFIED;
+ il_teardown_interface(il, vif);
memset(il->bssid, 0, ETH_ALEN);

D_MAC80211("leave\n");
@@ -4685,18 +4686,10 @@ il_mac_change_interface(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
}

/* success */
- il_teardown_interface(il, vif, true);
vif->type = newtype;
vif->p2p = false;
- err = il_set_mode(il);
- WARN_ON(err);
- /*
- * We've switched internally, but submitting to the
- * device may have failed for some reason. Mask this
- * error, because otherwise mac80211 will not switch
- * (and set the interface type back) and we'll be
- * out of sync with it.
- */
+ il->iw_mode = newtype;
+ il_teardown_interface(il, vif);
err = 0;

out:
--
1.8.0.2