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Date:	Tue, 11 Sep 2007 12:24:57 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	Magnus Damm <>
Cc:	"John W. Linville" <>,
	linux-wireless <>,
	netdev <>,
	Rob Hussey <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cfg80211: fix initialisation if built-in

On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 10:04 +0900, Magnus Damm wrote:
> On 9/10/07, Johannes Berg <> wrote:
> > When cfg80211 is built into the kernel it needs to init earlier
> > so that device registrations are run after it has initialised.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <>
> Yep, I need this fix as well. Without it the ath5k driver built in
> bombs out during module_init(). Something with kref and a struct
> device pointing to an uninitialized ieee80211_class.
> I need a similar fix for net/mac80211/rc80211_simple.c as well to get
> ath5k working though, not sure why at the moment. There may be some
> bug with request_module() not being called properly.

Nah, it's just all too late and the rate control algorithm is built-in
too iirc. Rob tested a patch that changes those to subsys_initcall() as
well, so I'll be posting that.


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