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Date:   Sat,  9 May 2020 04:35:50 +0000
From:   Luis Chamberlain <>
Cc:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Luis Chamberlain <>,,
Subject: [PATCH 13/15] ath6kl: use new module_firmware_crashed()

This makes use of the new module_firmware_crashed() to help
annotate when firmware for device drivers crash. When firmware
crashes devices can sometimes become unresponsive, and recovery
sometimes requires a driver unload / reload and in the worst cases
a reboot.

Using a taint flag allows us to annotate when this happens clearly.

Cc: Kalle Valo <>
Signed-off-by: Luis Chamberlain <>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/hif.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/hif.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/hif.c
index d1942537ea10..cfd838607544 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/hif.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/hif.c
@@ -120,6 +120,7 @@ static int ath6kl_hif_proc_dbg_intr(struct ath6kl_device *dev)
 	int ret;
 	ath6kl_warn("firmware crashed\n");
+	module_firmware_crashed();
 	 * read counter to clear the interrupt, the debug error interrupt is

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