[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "brcmsmac: increase timer reference count for new timers only" has been added to staging queue

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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Jan. 31, 2013, 10:09 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    brcmsmac: increase timer reference count for new timers only

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From aae9aa671fa5f2eb0a2cd0f23789252878e7f4c3 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Piotr Haber <phaber@broadcom.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:20:48 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] brcmsmac: increase timer reference count for new timers only

commit a1fe52801a992e590cdaee2fb47a94bac9b5da90 upstream.

On hardware reintialization reference count of
already existing timers would be increased again.
This leads to problems on module unloading.

Reviewed-by: Pieter-Paul Giesberts <pieterpg@broadcom.com>
Reviewed-by: Hante Meuleman <meuleman@broadcom.com>
Reviewed-by: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: Piotr Haber <phaber@broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 .../net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/mac80211_if.c  |    7 ++++---
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)



diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/mac80211_if.c b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/mac80211_if.c
index 50f92a0..24f35f6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/mac80211_if.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/mac80211_if.c
@@ -1395,9 +1395,10 @@  void brcms_add_timer(struct brcms_timer *t, uint ms, int periodic)
 	t->ms = ms;
 	t->periodic = (bool) periodic;
-	t->set = true;
-	atomic_inc(&t->wl->callbacks);
+	if (!t->set) {
+		t->set = true;
+		atomic_inc(&t->wl->callbacks);
+	}

 	ieee80211_queue_delayed_work(hw, &t->dly_wrk, msecs_to_jiffies(ms));