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Bug#656813: cfg80211: failed to add phy80211 symlink to netdev!

On Sun, 2012-01-22 at 03:33 +0100, Cesare Leonardi wrote:
> On 22/01/2012 02:12, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > Can you test whether the attache patch fixes this (and doesn't cause any
> > new problems)?  Instructions for rebuilding the kernel package are at:
> > http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-common-tasks.html#s-common-official
> Looking inside your patch i've learned it's related to wifi. That could 
> explain why i haven't seen any problem so far, because i use this laptop 
> always with a cabled ethernet.
> This is a problem to test your patch, because i have no wireless network 
> at hand. The other problem is the current lack of time: i hope i can 
> find some time to learn how to build kernels nowadays, then doing it on 
> my old hardware, but i cannot guarantee.
> It would be really really helpful and time saving if you could provide 
> me a patched .deb kernel. In that case i'll do my best to find a 
> temporary access point to test.

Then don't worry about it.  I'll send the patch upstream for review.


Ben Hutchings
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