Commit cc1b5463 authored by Arend van Spriel's avatar Arend van Spriel Committed by John W. Linville
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brcmfmac: remove code and comment for older kernel support



In the code of the receive path some code was dealing with how
things were done in older kernels. Not really needed for an
upstream driver.
Reviewed-by: default avatarHante Meuleman <meuleman@broadcom.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarPieter-Paul Giesberts <pieterpg@broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarArend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
parent c6a681ab
......@@ -281,8 +281,6 @@ void brcmf_txflowblock(struct device *dev, bool state)
void brcmf_rx_frames(struct device *dev, struct sk_buff_head *skb_list)
{
unsigned char *eth;
uint len;
struct sk_buff *skb, *pnext;
struct brcmf_if *ifp;
struct brcmf_bus *bus_if = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
......@@ -306,33 +304,12 @@ void brcmf_rx_frames(struct device *dev, struct sk_buff_head *skb_list)
continue;
}
/* Get the protocol, maintain skb around eth_type_trans()
* The main reason for this hack is for the limitation of
* Linux 2.4 where 'eth_type_trans' uses the
* 'net->hard_header_len'
* to perform skb_pull inside vs ETH_HLEN. Since to avoid
* coping of the packet coming from the network stack to add
* BDC, Hardware header etc, during network interface
* registration
* we set the 'net->hard_header_len' to ETH_HLEN + extra space
* required
* for BDC, Hardware header etc. and not just the ETH_HLEN
*/
eth = skb->data;
len = skb->len;
skb->dev = ifp->ndev;
skb->protocol = eth_type_trans(skb, skb->dev);
if (skb->pkt_type == PACKET_MULTICAST)
ifp->stats.multicast++;
skb->data = eth;
skb->len = len;
/* Strip header, count, deliver upward */
skb_pull(skb, ETH_HLEN);
/* Process special event packets */
brcmf_fweh_process_skb(drvr, skb);
......@@ -348,10 +325,8 @@ void brcmf_rx_frames(struct device *dev, struct sk_buff_head *skb_list)
netif_rx(skb);
else
/* If the receive is not processed inside an ISR,
* the softirqd must be woken explicitly to service
* the NET_RX_SOFTIRQ. In 2.6 kernels, this is handled
* by netif_rx_ni(), but in earlier kernels, we need
* to do it manually.
* the softirqd must be woken explicitly to service the
* NET_RX_SOFTIRQ. This is handled by netif_rx_ni().
*/
netif_rx_ni(skb);
}
......
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