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SubjectRe: brcsmac kernel panic
On 08/11/2013 06:21 PM, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just updated my laptop (MacBook Air 2012) from 3.11-rc3+ to 3.11-rc4+
> and since then brcsmac crashes short after enabling it. Unfortunately, I
> did also change some config flags in the area of cpufreq (enabling
> p-state driver) so the configuration is not exactly the same. Before I
> try to figure out what I have changed, I am posting the picture of the
> crash. Maybe it is something obvious.
>
> v3.11-rc4-197-gd92581f
> http://www.monom.org/misc/brcmsmac/v3.11-rc4.config
> http://www.monom.org/misc/brcmsmac/IMAG0064.jpg

Thanks, Daniel

I was looking at this issue two weeks ago and just got back from my
vacation. Can you apply the patch and send me a kernel log?

Sharing pictures, huh. What about this one :-p

Regards,
Arend
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From: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:34:45 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] brcmsmac: avoid kernel panic due to divide-by-zero error

The patch avoid the kernel panic and adds a few error log messages.

Signed-off-by: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com>
---
drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/main.c | 11 +++++++++++
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/main.c b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/main.c
index 9fd6f2f..ea92ea2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/main.c
@@ -630,10 +630,21 @@ static uint brcms_c_calc_frame_time(struct brcms_c_info *wlc, u32 ratespec,
dur = PREN_PREAMBLE + (tot_streams * PREN_PREAMBLE_EXT);
if (preamble_type == BRCMS_MM_PREAMBLE)
dur += PREN_MM_EXT;
+
+ if (mcs > BRCMS_MAXMCS) {
+ brcms_err(wlc->hw->d11core, "wl%d: invalid mcs: %u\n",
+ wlc->pub->unit, mcs);
+ mcs = 0;
+ }
/* 1000Ndbps = kbps * 4 */
kNdps = mcs_2_rate(mcs, rspec_is40mhz(ratespec),
rspec_issgi(ratespec)) * 4;

+ if (kNdps == 0) {
+ brcms_err(wlc->hw->d11core, "wl%d: invalid zero rate: rspec=0x%x\n",
+ wlc->pub->unit, ratespec);
+ kNdps = 6500 * 4;
+ }
if (rspec_stc(ratespec) == 0)
nsyms =
CEIL((APHY_SERVICE_NBITS + 8 * mac_len +
--
1.7.10.4
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