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Date:	Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:35:28 -0500
From:	Pavel Roskin <>
To:	Bob Copeland <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ath5k: fix detection of jumbo frames

On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 14:08 -0500, Bob Copeland wrote:
> Set ath5k_rs_status.rs_more using mask + shift.  rs_more is a
> u8, but we were setting it with a bitwise AND of a 16 bit value.
> As a consequence, jumbo frames would not be discarded as intended.
> Then, because the hw rate value of such frames is zero, and, since
> 63266a653589e1a237527479f10212ea77ce7844 "ath5k: rates cleanup",
> we do not fall back to the basic rate, such packets would trigger
> the following WARN_ON:

Thanks for catching it!  Please mention rs_antenna in addition to

> -	rs->rs_antenna = rx_status->rx_status_0 &
> -	rs->rs_more = rx_status->rx_status_0 &
> +	rs->rs_antenna = AR5K_REG_MS(rx_status->rx_status_0,
> +	rs->rs_more = AR5K_REG_MS(rx_status->rx_status_0,

rs_more should be boolean.  It would be better to use "!!" to calculate
rs_rate.  No need to shift anything.  As for rs_antenna, it's fine with


This doesn't belong to the patch.  It looks like it's another boolean
value, but it's not currently used.

Pavel Roskin
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