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diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-calib.c b/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-calib.c
index de3b3f403d1..8b516c5ff0b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-calib.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-calib.c
@@ -808,6 +808,18 @@ void iwl_chain_noise_calibration(struct iwl_priv *priv,
}
}
+ /*
+ * The above algorithm sometimes fails when the ucode
+ * reports 0 for all chains. It's not clear why that
+ * happens to start with, but it is then causing trouble
+ * because this can make us enable more chains than the
+ * hardware really has.
+ *
+ * To be safe, simply mask out any chains that we know
+ * are not on the device.
+ */
+ active_chains &= priv->hw_params.valid_rx_ant;
+
num_tx_chains = 0;
for (i = 0; i < NUM_RX_CHAINS; i++) {
/* loops on all the bits of