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Date:	Mon, 9 Nov 2009 08:15:58 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
To:	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@...il.com>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
	Yannick Roehlly <yannick.roehlly@...e.fr>,
	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>,
	Jesse Barnes <jesse.barnes@...el.com>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@...assic.park.msu.ru>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>, berndl81@....at,
	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
Subject: Re: Reverting 5d423 fixes loading of ath9k on Acer Extensa 7630EZ


* Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof@...il.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 11:14 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu> wrote:
> >
> > * Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, 4 Nov 2009, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Can you please consider reviewing this issue and help determine if
> >> > this indeed needs to be reverted for 2.6.32 and the next 2.6.31.y.
> >> >
> >> > I am curious if other devices would work by reverting this as well.
> >> > [ ... ] For details please feel free to check:
> >> >
> >> > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14402
> >>
> >> That same commit was the cause for
> >>
> >> ?? ?? ?? http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13940
> >>
> >> and we just increased the rounding to make it go away (see commit
> >> 15b812f1). But that was a hack.
> >>
> >> And if that didn't help the ath9k case, then we should just revert
> >> entirely.
> >
> > Agreed - below is the combo 15b812f1 + 5d423ccd revert. (Would be nice
> > to get the boot log of the latest post-15b812f1 kernel that Yinghai
> > asked for before we revert, in the hope of better understanding the
> > problem.)
> 
> Bernhard has confirmed the new patch fixes this issue.

Good - so latest kernels should be fine (on Bernhard's box) and no 
change is needed, right?

	Ingo
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