Larry Finger <larry.fin...@lwfinger.net> wrote:
> In commit d86e64768859 ("rtlwifi: rtl818x: constify local structures"),
> the configuration struct for most of the drivers was changed to be
> constant. The problem is that five of the modified drivers need to be
> able to update the firmware name based on the exact model of the card.
> As the file names were stored in one of the members of that struct,
> these drivers would fail with a kernel BUG splat when they tried to
> update the firmware name.
> Rather than reverting the previous commit, I used a suggestion by
> Johannes Berg and made the firmware file name pointers be local to
> the routines that update the software variables.
> The configuration struct of rtl8192cu, which was not touched in the
> previous patch, is now constantfied.
> Fixes: d86e64768859 ("rtlwifi: rtl818x: constify local structures")
> Suggested-by: Johannes Berg <johan...@sipsolutions.net>
> Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <larry.fin...@lwfinger.net>
> Cc: Stable <sta...@vger.kernel.org> # 4.8
> Cc: Julia Lawall <julia.law...@lip6.fr>
Patch applied to wireless-drivers.git, thanks.
cf4747d7535a rtlwifi: Fix regression caused by commit d86e64768859
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