[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/3] mac80211: Update to version 5.7-rc2

Hauke Mehrtens hauke at hauke-m.de
Wed Apr 22 17:12:35 EDT 2020

On 4/22/20 7:33 PM, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> On 2020-04-21 23:22, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
>> This updates mac80211 in OpenWrt to version 5.7-rc2.
>> This update contains ath11k and many other ieee80211ax updates.
>> ath11k only works on the ipq807x devices.
>> I tried to start a discussion how we want to go forward with the 
>> wireless subsystem we ship in the next OpenWrt release:
>> https://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2020-March/022198.html
>> I would prefer if we apply this to master and then continuously update 
>> to match more recent kernel versions till we are at an LTS kernel 
>> version. I assume that the kernel 5.9 or 5.10 will be the next LTS 
>> version. Using a normal kernel release as a base will make providing 
>> (security) updates much harder.
>> You can also find these patches in my staging tree:
>> https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/staging/hauke.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/mac80211-5.6
>> Please test this and report any regressions you see compared to the 
>> version currently shipped in OpenWrt master.
> I tested this and found that the debugfs phy rate control settings
> directory was not in the right place. It is supposed to be in
> /sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phy0/rc but it somehow ended up in
> /sys/kernel/debug/rc instead.

Thanks for reporting Felix,

This commit broke it:
You can revert it, then it works again.

I reported this upstream:


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