Support Dell Wireless DW5819/5818 WWAN devices

Bug #1721455 reported by Shrirang Bagul on 2017-10-05
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linux (Ubuntu)
Critical
Shrirang Bagul
Xenial
Undecided
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Bug Description

[Impact]
Dell Wireless 5819/5818 devices are re-branded Sierra Wireless MC74 series which will by default boot with vid 0x413c and pid's 0x81cf, 0x81d0, 0x81d1,0x81d2.

[Fix]
This patch has already been submitted upstream, reviewed and applied by linux-usb serial maintainer.
  [PATCH] USB: serial: qcserial: add Dell DW5818, DW581
  (See: https://marc.info/?l=linux-usb&m=150703788328773&w=2)

However, to meet Dell Edge Gateway 300x delivery schedule, a sauce patch is being submitted to Xenial SRU.

[Regression Potential]
The patch adds USB VID's/PID's to the usb qcserial driver. Regression potential is minimal.

[Testing]
A test kernel (snap) with this patch was verified by the ODM, no issues were reported.

This bug is used for tracking purposes, please do not triage.

CVE References

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. While running an Ubuntu kernel (not a mainline or third-party kernel) please enter the following command in a terminal window:

apport-collect 1721455

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
status: Incomplete → In Progress
description: updated
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Shrirang Bagul (shrirang-bagul)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-xenial' to 'verification-done-xenial'. If the problem still exists, change the tag 'verification-needed-xenial' to 'verification-failed-xenial'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-xenial
tags: added: verification-done-xenial
removed: verification-needed-xenial
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.4.0-98.121

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linux (4.4.0-98.121) xenial; urgency=low

  * linux: 4.4.0-98.121 -proposed tracker (LP: #1722299)

  * Controller lockup detected on ProLiant DL380 Gen9 with P440 Controller
    (LP: #1720359)
    - scsi: hpsa: limit transfer length to 1MB

  * [Dell Docking IE][0bda:8153] Realtek USB Ethernet leads to system hang
    (LP: #1720977)
    - r8152: fix the list rx_done may be used without initialization

  * Add installer support for Broadcom BCM573xx network drivers. (LP: #1720466)
    - d-i: Add bnxt_en to nic-modules.

  * snapcraft.yaml: add dpkg-dev to the build deps (LP: #1718886)
    - snapcraft.yaml: add dpkg-dev to the build deps

  * Support setting I2C_TIMEOUT via ioctl for i2c-designware (LP: #1718578)
    - i2c: designware: Use transfer timeout from ioctl I2C_TIMEOUT

  * 5U84 - ses driver isn't binding right - cannot blink lights on 1 of the 2
    5u84 (LP: #1693369)
    - scsi_transport_sas: add function to get SAS endpoint address
    - ses: fix discovery of SATA devices in SAS enclosures
    - scsi: sas: provide stub implementation for scsi_is_sas_rphy
    - scsi: ses: Fix SAS device detection in enclosure

  * multipath -ll is not showing the disks which are actually multipath
    (LP: #1718397)
    - fs: aio: fix the increment of aio-nr and counting against aio-max-nr

  * Support Dell Wireless DW5819/5818 WWAN devices (LP: #1721455)
    - SAUCE: USB: serial: qcserial: add Dell DW5818, DW5819

  * CVE-2017-10911
    - xen-blkback: don't leak stack data via response ring

  * implement 'complain mode' in seccomp for developer mode with snaps
    (LP: #1567597)
    - seccomp: Provide matching filter for introspection
    - seccomp: Sysctl to display available actions
    - seccomp: Operation for checking if an action is available
    - seccomp: Sysctl to configure actions that are allowed to be logged
    - seccomp: Selftest for detection of filter flag support
    - seccomp: Action to log before allowing

  * implement errno action logging in seccomp for strict mode with snaps
    (LP: #1721676)
    - seccomp: Provide matching filter for introspection
    - seccomp: Sysctl to display available actions
    - seccomp: Operation for checking if an action is available
    - seccomp: Sysctl to configure actions that are allowed to be logged
    - seccomp: Selftest for detection of filter flag support
    - seccomp: Filter flag to log all actions except SECCOMP_RET_ALLOW

  * [Xenial] update OpenNSL kernel modules to 6.5.10 (LP: #1721511)
    - SAUCE: update OpenNSL kernel modules to 6.5.10

  * Xenial update to 4.4.90 stable release (LP: #1721550)
    - cifs: release auth_key.response for reconnect.
    - mac80211: flush hw_roc_start work before cancelling the ROC
    - KVM: PPC: Book3S: Fix race and leak in kvm_vm_ioctl_create_spapr_tce()
    - tracing: Fix trace_pipe behavior for instance traces
    - tracing: Erase irqsoff trace with empty write
    - md/raid5: fix a race condition in stripe batch
    - md/raid5: preserve STRIPE_ON_UNPLUG_LIST in break_stripe_batch_list
    - scsi: scsi_transport_iscsi: fix the issue that iscsi_if_rx doesn't parse
      nlms...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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