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Date:	Tue, 30 Dec 2014 23:42:48 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
To:	Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>
cc:	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
	"Grumbach, Emmanuel" <emmanuel.grumbach@...el.com>,
	"linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org" <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"egrumbach@...il.com" <egrumbach@...il.com>,
	"peter@...leysoftware.com" <peter@...leysoftware.com>,
	"ilw@...ux.intel.com" <ilw@...ux.intel.com>,
	"Berg, Johannes" <johannes.berg@...el.com>
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:
> > 
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/12/23/75
> > 
> > :-)
> 
> It would be a little like that.
> 
> One thread of interest is https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/12/22/348. 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 
tonight.

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs
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