Openmoko Bug #2227: iwconfig key restricted hanging up

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Wed Feb 4 21:03:56 CET 2009

#2227: iwconfig key restricted hanging up
 Reporter:  linux-ink        |          Owner:  openmoko-kernel
     Type:  defect           |         Status:  new            
 Priority:  high             |      Milestone:  FSO            
Component:  System Software  |        Version:                 
 Severity:  critical         |       Keywords:  wifi           
 Haspatch:  0                |      Blockedby:                 
Estimated:                   |    Patchreview:                 
 Blocking:                   |   Reproducible:                 

Comment(by werner):

 Grrr, did I mention that I hate web-based interfaces, particularly if
 they don't know what a "back" button it for ?

 The last line of my comment is obsolete. It should have been:

 ... It's a locking inconsistency in the AR6k driver. I've attached a
 patch that avoids the problem but that may introduce a race condition.

 It seems that there may be a more severe issue with how the driver
 locks against access from interrupts. This needs a bit more investigating.

 - Werner

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