Kernel warning in ath9k related to wpa_supplicant scanning

B. J. bryanp35 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 20 17:23:18 EDT 2011


On Oct 20, 2011, at 1:59 PM, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 01:26:21PM -0700, B. J. wrote:
>> This is with wpa_supplicant-0.7.3 and compat-wireless-2011-10-10:
> 
>> nl80211: Event message available
>> nl80211: Scan trigger
>> ------------[ cut here ]------------
>> WARNING: at /home/bp/P4/UTM-mainline/components/kernel/build/richland/ath9k/net/mac80211/rx.c:3002 ieee80211_rx+0xf4/0x9dc [mac80211]()
>> Rate marked as an HT rate but passed status->rate_idx is not an MCS index [0-76]: 93 (0x5d)
> 
> Wrong mailing list.. This would belong to either ath9k or linux-wireless
> mailing list.
> 
> http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/ath9k
> http://linuxwireless.org/en/developers/MailingLists

Hello Jouni,

I had also posted it there as well.  However, because this
appeared to be triggered by the wpa_supplicant and the message
suggested that the rate being passed down was invalid, I wanted
to make sure it wasn't a problem in the wpa_supplicant code.
If you are certain it is not, then please disregard but in any case
thank you for commenting. :)

--
-bp


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