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RTL8723BS in AP mode gets kernel errors

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Armbianmonitor:

Hello,

 

I'm unable to make the RTL8723BS chip on my Tinker Board to work on AP mode with the 5.4 kernel (same configuration works on legacy kernel).  When I try to connect I get this error on dmesg:

 

RTL8723BS: ap recv deauth reason code(3) sta:40:4e:36:cf:8a:18

 

On the console I also get a bunch of kernel errors similar to this:

 

Message from syslogd@localhost at Dec 27 14:26:11 ...
 kernel:[  799.239910] ff60: bf0377a4 dd8057e8 dd07ffac dd07ff78 c014a17c bf0377b0 de2d9128 de2d9128

 

 

Is this a known problem?

 

Thanks

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Yes,  this seems to be the missing patch.  I will test it upon my return from holidays in one week time.  Thanks a lot for the lightning fast feedback! 

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I tried to create a patch for the tinker board following Igor example (see patch below), but the problem persists. Problem must be elsewhere.

 

diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
index f819abb75..738dcb2ae 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/os_dep/ioctl_cfg80211.c
@@ -2414,6 +2414,7 @@ void rtw_cfg80211_indicate_sta_assoc(struct adapter *padapter, u8 *pmgmt_frame,
             ie_offset = _REASOCREQ_IE_OFFSET_;
 
         sinfo.filled = 0;
+        sinfo.pertid = 0;
         sinfo.assoc_req_ies = pmgmt_frame + WLAN_HDR_A3_LEN + ie_offset;
         sinfo.assoc_req_ies_len = frame_len - WLAN_HDR_A3_LEN - ie_offset;
         cfg80211_new_sta(ndev, GetAddr2Ptr(pmgmt_frame), &sinfo, GFP_ATOMIC);

 

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