lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Tue, 30 Dec 2014 23:42:48 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jiri Kosina <>
To:	Larry Finger <>
cc:	Borislav Petkov <>,
	"Grumbach, Emmanuel" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"Berg, Johannes" <>
Subject: Re: iwlwifi-driver card doesn't work with 3.19-rc2+

On Tue, 30 Dec 2014, Larry Finger wrote:

> > > If wireless maintainers think otherwise, I'll send a revert request to
> > > Linus for consideration.
> > 
> > I wonder if the reaction would be like this one:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > :-)
> It would be a little like that.
> One thread of interest is Commit
> 24a0aa212ee2 ("cfg80211: make WEXT compatibility unselectable") made it
> impossible to select the IPW2200. The patch to allow selecting the IPW2200,
> which automatically selects CFG80211_WEXT has been added to wireless-drivers,
> but it has not yet made it to mainline. Once it does, then choosing to build
> the IPW2200 will provide a workaround.
> In my opinion, the need for the IPW2200 to have CFG80211_WEXT means that the
> original commit will likely be reverted, but your voice will help.

Ok, thanks a lot for another datapoint. I am sending revert patch to Linus 

Jiri Kosina
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists