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Date:	Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:44:51 +0200
From:	Kalle Valo <>
To:	Larry Finger <>
Cc:, Troy Tan <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH for 3.19 2/3] rtlwifi: Fix handling of new style descriptors

Larry Finger <> writes:

> From: Troy Tan <>
> The hardware and firmware for the RTL8192EE utilize a FIFO list of
> descriptors. There were some problems with the initial implementation.
> The worst of these failed to detect that the FIFO was becoming full,
> which led to the device needing to be power cycled. As this condition
> is not relevant to most of the devices supported by rtlwifi, a callback
> routine was added to detect this situation. This patch implements the
> necessary changes in the pci handler.
> Signed-off-by: Troy Tan <>
> Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <>


> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/wifi.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/wifi.h
> @@ -2172,6 +2172,7 @@ struct rtl_hal_ops {
>  	void (*add_wowlan_pattern)(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
>  				   struct rtl_wow_pattern *rtl_pattern,
>  				   u8 index);
> +	u16 (*get_available_desc)(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, u8 q_idx);

I don't see this op set anywhere within the patch. Is that correct or
did I miss something?

Kalle Valo
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