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authorSeth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com>2013-02-11 11:21:08 -0600
committerJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>2013-02-11 22:52:21 +0100
commit9c35d7d2368f54313b988a01c408e5cf863ffd9e (patch)
treee1b51a01ca4520653c91c956932749873464858e /net/mac80211/offchannel.c
parent6c17b77b67587b9f9e3070fb89fe98cef3187131 (diff)
mac80211: Add flushes before going off-channel
We've got a couple of races when enabling powersave with an AP for off-channel operation. The first is fairly simple. If we go off-channel before the nullfunc frame to enable PS is transmitted then it may not be received by the AP. Add a flush after enabling off-channel PS to prevent this from happening. The second race is a bit more subtle. If the driver supports QoS and has frames queued when the nullfunc frame is queued, those frames may get transmitted after the nullfunc frame. If PM is not set then the AP is being told that we've exited PS before we go off-channel and may try to deliver frames. To prevent this, add a flush after stopping the queues but before passing the nullfunc frame to the driver. Signed-off-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/mac80211/offchannel.c')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/net/mac80211/offchannel.c b/net/mac80211/offchannel.c
index 4c3ee3e8285c..cc79b4a2e821 100644
--- a/net/mac80211/offchannel.c
+++ b/net/mac80211/offchannel.c
@@ -114,8 +114,13 @@ void ieee80211_offchannel_stop_vifs(struct ieee80211_local *local)
* STA interfaces.
+ /*
+ * Stop queues and transmit all frames queued by the driver
+ * before sending nullfunc to enable powersave at the AP.
+ */
+ drv_flush(local, false);
list_for_each_entry(sdata, &local->interfaces, list) {