[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "nl80211: fix mgmt tx status and testmode reporting for netns" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques Aug. 4, 2013, 9:49 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    nl80211: fix mgmt tx status and testmode reporting for netns

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 d235f1a7859a5e6ce2ab41010d3ed771b79d5580 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Michal Kazior <michal.kazior@tieto.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:17:17 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] nl80211: fix mgmt tx status and testmode reporting for netns

commit a0ec570f4f69c4cb700d743a915096c2c8f56a99 upstream.

These two events were sent to the default network

This caused AP mode in a non-default netns to not
work correctly. Mgmt tx status was multicasted to
a different (default) netns instead of the one the
AP was in.

Signed-off-by: Michal Kazior <michal.kazior@tieto.com>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 net/wireless/nl80211.c | 7 +++++--
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)



diff --git a/net/wireless/nl80211.c b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
index 206465d..ad9a11c 100644
--- a/net/wireless/nl80211.c
+++ b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
@@ -5212,12 +5212,14 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL(cfg80211_testmode_alloc_event_skb);

 void cfg80211_testmode_event(struct sk_buff *skb, gfp_t gfp)
+	struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev = ((void **)skb->cb)[0];
 	void *hdr = ((void **)skb->cb)[1];
 	struct nlattr *data = ((void **)skb->cb)[2];

 	nla_nest_end(skb, data);
 	genlmsg_end(skb, hdr);
-	genlmsg_multicast(skb, 0, nl80211_testmode_mcgrp.id, gfp);
+	genlmsg_multicast_netns(wiphy_net(&rdev->wiphy), skb, 0,
+				nl80211_testmode_mcgrp.id, gfp);
@@ -7925,7 +7927,8 @@  void nl80211_send_mgmt_tx_status(struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev,

 	genlmsg_end(msg, hdr);

-	genlmsg_multicast(msg, 0, nl80211_mlme_mcgrp.id, gfp);
+	genlmsg_multicast_netns(wiphy_net(&rdev->wiphy), msg, 0,
+				nl80211_mlme_mcgrp.id, gfp);