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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: 5.3.0-rc* causes iwlwifi failure
On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:45 PM Luciano Coelho
<luciano.coelho@intel.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 2019-08-17 at 17:44 -0400, Stuart Little wrote:
> > After some private coaching from Serge Belyshev on git-revert I can
> > confirm that reverting that commit atop the current tree resolves the
> > issue (the wifi card scans for and finds networks just fine, no dmesg
> > errors reported, etc.).
>
> Sorry for the delay in responding, I had to go and dig in our FW
> sources to see what was going on.
>
> Unfortunately when this feature was implemented in the FW, we forgot to
> add the usual flag (capabilities TLV) that we add to let the driver
> know whether the command is supported or not. So we need to match on
> the FW version instead, but apparently that doesn't work for all
> different NICs.
>
> I'll have to look into all NIC/FW-version combinations that we have and
> update the iwl_mvm_sar_geo_support() function accordingly, which is,
> BTW, the easier place for you to change if you want to workaround the
> issue.

For the records (here: Linux v5.2.y)

"iwlwifi: Add support for SAR South Korea limitation"
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable-rc.git/commit/?h=linux-5.2.y&id=2b9d99b399d5e4cd516973a4c56035fb0e2ee744

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