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Subject[RFC 6/7] ath10k: Add deliver to stack from thread context
When the receive packets are submitted to the stack
from a thread context, the NAPI handle should be passed
as NULL to the function ieee80211_rx_napi. This will
make sure that the packets are submitted to stack via
non-napi method

Tested-on: WCN3990 hw1.0 SNOC WLAN.HL.3.1-01040-QCAHLSWMTPLZ-1

Signed-off-by: Rakesh Pillai <>
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c | 5 ++++-
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c
index becbd56..85c169c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/htt_rx.c
@@ -1321,7 +1321,10 @@ static void ath10k_process_rx(struct ath10k *ar, struct sk_buff *skb)
trace_ath10k_rx_hdr(ar, skb->data, skb->len);
trace_ath10k_rx_payload(ar, skb->data, skb->len);

- ieee80211_rx_napi(ar->hw, NULL, skb, &ar->napi);
+ if (in_serving_softirq())
+ ieee80211_rx_napi(ar->hw, NULL, skb, &ar->napi);
+ else
+ ieee80211_rx_napi(ar->hw, NULL, skb, NULL);

static int ath10k_htt_rx_nwifi_hdrlen(struct ath10k *ar,
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