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Date:	Mon, 28 May 2007 23:45:52 +0200
From:	Thomas Gleixner <>
To:	Maximilian Engelhardt <>
Cc:	Michael Buesch <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	linux-wireless <>,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,
	Gary Zambrano <>,,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: b44: regression in 2.6.22 (resend)

On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 22:55 +0200, Maximilian Engelhardt wrote:
> > > I additionally built my 2.6.22-rc2-mm1 kernel without High Resolution
> > > Timer, but the high ping problem is still there.
> >
> > Hmm, that's mysterious. Wild guess is that highres exposes the hidden
> > "feature" in a different way than rc2-mm1 does.
> I think the bug in 2.6.21/22-rc3 is a different one that the one in 
> 2.6.22-rc2-mm1, but that's also only a wild guess :)
> I'll explain this a bit:
> In 2.6.21/22-rc3 is the same b44 driver that has been in the stock kernels for 
> some time. With this driver and High Resolution Timer turned on I get 
> problems using iperf. The problems are that the systems becomes really slow 
> and unresponsive.  Michael Buesch thought this could be an IRQ storm which 
> sounds logical to me. This bug did never happen to me before I startet the 
> iperf test.

Can you please apply

on top of rc3 and check, whether it has any effect on your problem.

> The other issue happens only with 2.6.22-rc2-mm1 which includes the b44 ssb 
> spilt. It's independed wether High Resolution Timer is turned on or off I 
> always get very varying and high ping times. The iperf-test doesn't show the 
> problems from 2.6.21/22-rc3.

Neither with nor without highres ?


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