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Date:	Fri, 5 Jun 2009 10:21:42 -0400
From:	Bob Copeland <>
To:	Felix Fietkau <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mac80211: fix minstrel single-rate memory corruption

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Felix Fietkau<> wrote:
>> John & Felix, the patch itself may be too subtle so feel free to do it a
>> different way.  However this is as minimal as it gets so I hope it can
>> be applied quickly to stable, and mainline if not too late.
> How about changing the type of sample_idx to signed instead of casting
> it? It's just a cosmetic thing, so even if you leave at this you get my

Yeah, that is a better option for 2.6.31.  I would be a bit more
comfortable with this version for now though since it's exactly
the code I tested.

> Acked-by: Felix Fietkau <>


Bob Copeland %%
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