mac80211: install new firmware for ath9k-htc on target
authorHauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Wed, 2 Dec 2015 20:32:11 +0000 (20:32 +0000)
committerHauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Wed, 2 Dec 2015 20:32:11 +0000 (20:32 +0000)
For quite some time new firmware for ath9k-htc devices
is available in
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/tree/ath9k_htc/

Moreover ath9k-htc kernel driver expects this new v1.4
firmware to exist in /lib/firmware/ath9k_htc.

What happens currently:
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[    7.830000] usb 1-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware ath9k_htc/htc_9271-1.4.0.fw
requested
[    7.840000] usb 1-1: Direct firmware load for
ath9k_htc/htc_9271-1.4.0.fw failed with error -2
[    7.850000] usb 1-1: Falling back to user helper
[    7.870000] usbcore: registered new interface driver ath9k_htc
[    7.880000] firmware ath9k_htc!htc_9271-1.4.0.fw:
firmware_loading_store: map pages failed
[    7.890000] usb 1-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw requested
[    8.200000] usb 1-1: ath9k_htc: Transferred FW: htc_9271.fw, size:
50980
[    8.440000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: ath9k_htc: HTC initialized with 33
credits
[   10.720000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: ath9k_htc: FW Version: 1.3
[   10.740000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: FW RMW support: Off
[   10.760000] ieee80211 phy0: Atheros AR9271 Rev:1
---------------------------->8--------------------------

And with that patch new firmware is used instead:
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[   33.920000] usb 1-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware ath9k_htc/htc_9271-1.4.0.fw
requested
[   34.230000] usb 1-1: ath9k_htc: Transferred FW:
ath9k_htc/htc_9271-1.4.0.fw, size: 51008
[   34.480000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: ath9k_htc: HTC initialized with 33
credits
[   34.740000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: ath9k_htc: FW Version: 1.4
[   34.750000] ath9k_htc 1-1:1.0: FW RMW support: On
---------------------------->8--------------------------

Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin@synopsys.com>
Cc: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Cc: Hauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
Signed-off-by: Hauke Mehrtens <hauke@hauke-m.de>
SVN-Revision: 47693

package/kernel/mac80211/Makefile

index 4b4f774..1dd1b84 100644 (file)
@@ -1823,11 +1823,11 @@ endef
 
 
 define KernelPackage/ath9k-htc/install
-       $(INSTALL_DIR) $(1)/lib/firmware
+       $(INSTALL_DIR) $(1)/lib/firmware/ath9k_htc
        $(INSTALL_DATA) \
-               $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/$(PKG_LINUX_FIRMWARE_SUBDIR)/htc_9271.fw \
-               $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/$(PKG_LINUX_FIRMWARE_SUBDIR)/htc_7010.fw \
-               $(1)/lib/firmware/
+               $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/$(PKG_LINUX_FIRMWARE_SUBDIR)/ath9k_htc/htc_9271-1.4.0.fw \
+               $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/$(PKG_LINUX_FIRMWARE_SUBDIR)/ath9k_htc/htc_7010-1.4.0.fw \
+               $(1)/lib/firmware/ath9k_htc
 endef
 
 define KernelPackage/b43/install