[OpenWrt-Devel] question about ath9k endianness check in eeprom_9287.c

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Fri Jan 16 06:09:52 EST 2015

On 2015-01-16 10:12, Ben Mulvihill wrote:
> Any thoughts about this? Actually I think there are three options:
Hey Ben,

sorry for not getting back to you earlier, I was busy with a lot of stuff.

>  - a new patch in package/kernel/mac80211/patches reinstating 
>    a couple of lines from the old 501-ath9k-eeprom_endianess.patch
>  - the same fix straight into the upstream code
>  - no fix at all, and instead work round the bug during installation
>    by reading the ath9k calibration partition, byte-swapping certain
>    fields offline and re-flashing it.
I intend to make a patch to unify those checks across
eeprom_{def,4k,9287}.c to get rid of duplication. I will submit that
upstream and commit it to OpenWrt

- Felix
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