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Date:   Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:11:16 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <>
Cc:     Mathieu Malaterre <>,
        Johannes Berg <>,
        Sasha Levin <>,,
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 60/65] mac80211: Add attribute aligned(2) to struct 'action'

From: Mathieu Malaterre <>

[ Upstream commit 7c53eb5d87bc21464da4268c3c0c47457b6d9c9b ]

During refactor in commit 9e478066eae4 ("mac80211: fix MU-MIMO
follow-MAC mode") a new struct 'action' was declared with packed
attribute as:

  struct {
          struct ieee80211_hdr_3addr hdr;
          u8 category;
          u8 action_code;
  } __packed action;

But since struct 'ieee80211_hdr_3addr' is declared with an aligned
keyword as:

  struct ieee80211_hdr {
  	__le16 frame_control;
  	__le16 duration_id;
  	u8 addr1[ETH_ALEN];
  	u8 addr2[ETH_ALEN];
  	u8 addr3[ETH_ALEN];
  	__le16 seq_ctrl;
  	u8 addr4[ETH_ALEN];
  } __packed __aligned(2);

Solve the ambiguity of placing aligned structure in a packed one by
adding the aligned(2) attribute to struct 'action'.

This removes the following warning (W=1):

  net/mac80211/rx.c:234:2: warning: alignment 1 of 'struct <anonymous>' is less than 2 [-Wpacked-not-aligned]

Cc: Johannes Berg <>
Suggested-by: Johannes Berg <>
Signed-off-by: Mathieu Malaterre <>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
 net/mac80211/rx.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/mac80211/rx.c b/net/mac80211/rx.c
index 77cfa62274f3..a804ef55ec60 100644
--- a/net/mac80211/rx.c
+++ b/net/mac80211/rx.c
@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ static void ieee80211_handle_mu_mimo_mon(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
 		struct ieee80211_hdr_3addr hdr;
 		u8 category;
 		u8 action_code;
-	} __packed action;
+	} __packed __aligned(2) action;
 	if (!sdata)

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