Am Freitag, 2. Januar 2009 schrieb Ivo van Doorn:
> On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> > Ivo,
> > I am testing an
> > blackbox:~# lsusb |grep Link
> > Bus 008 Device 002: ID 2001:3c00 D-Link Corp. [hex] DWL-G122 802.11g rev.
> > B1 [ralink]
> > blackbox:~#
> > on a Debian Lenny system (to be released as Debian 5.0 very soon).
> > Lenny comes with an 126.96.36.199 kernel.
> > I get lots of timeouts in when I try to connect to the AP. I found your
> > commit
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit
> > though I can not (I have not yet enough git expertise) tell, if that
> > commit went into 188.8.131.52. If not that would probably explain the problem
> > I see.
> According tohttp://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27 the
> patch went into 2.6.27 so that means it probably won't be present in the
> 2.6.26 kernel series.
Many thanks for the quick reply. With a 2.6.27 kernel (which is unfortunately
not in the upcoming Debian lenny release) the timeouts went away and the
stick worked flawless.
From you commit comments, I get the impression that applying the patch to a
2.6.26 kernel should be pretty save. Do you think the patch can break
anything when applied to a 2.6.26 kernel, is the risk of unexpected side
effects very low?
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