FS#17687 - kernel 2.6.32, rt61pci, and the stopgap patch

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Skottish (skottish) - Saturday, 02 January 2010, 23:10 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Friday, 08 January 2010, 08:00 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thomas Bächler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



As noted all over the universe, there is a major regression in some of the RaLink wireless drivers in kernel 2.6.32:


Post #2 links to a stopgap patch that will temporarily remedy the situation:


Since this is a known problem with no current solution and most likely won't be even patched until 2.6.33, can Arch make a kernel patch exception for this problem?
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Friday, 08 January 2010, 08:00 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Skottish (skottish) - Thursday, 07 January 2010, 03:35 GMT
This can be closed. Power saving is disabled by default in