[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "ath9k: fix RSSI dummy marker value" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques March 6, 2013, 3:14 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ath9k: fix RSSI dummy marker value

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


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From be5a584b74bec39c406f1925a815e0396614acc0 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:09:17 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] ath9k: fix RSSI dummy marker value

commit a3d63cadbad97671d740a9698acc2c95d1ca6e79 upstream.

RSSI is being stored internally as s8 in several places. The indication
of an unset RSSI value, ATH_RSSI_DUMMY_MARKER, was supposed to have been
set to 127, but ended up being set to 0x127 because of a code cleanup
mistake. This could lead to invalid signal strength values in a few

Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/common.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/common.h b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/common.h
index ad14fec..f1c32a5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/common.h
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/common.h
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ 
 #define WME_AC_BK   3
 #define WME_NUM_AC  4

-#define ATH_RSSI_DUMMY_MARKER   0x127
+#define ATH_RSSI_DUMMY_MARKER   127
 #define ATH_RSSI_LPF_LEN 		10
 #define RSSI_LPF_THRESHOLD		-20
 #define ATH_RSSI_EP_MULTIPLIER     (1<<7)