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From: Andrey Utkin <andrey_utkin@g.o>
To: Hunter Jozwiak <hunter.t.joz@×××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Loading a Firmware Module By hand?
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:28:54
Message-Id: 20171217092840.GA1759@starlite
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Loading a Firmware Module By hand? by Hunter Jozwiak
1 On Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 12:34:14AM -0500, Hunter Jozwiak wrote:
2 > Hi,
3 >
4 > I have an ath10k_pci device that I'm trying to get hooked to the
5 > Internet, but I'm having some strange issues. It is trying to load the
6 > 2.1 firmware, but I don't think that is the proper firmware for the
7 > interface to have; I think it ought to be loading the 3.0 module, but
8 > am not quite sure on that either, or how I could go about injecting
9 > that into the modprobe; I wasn't able to pinpoint the firmware blob
10 > the ISO was using, so that wasn't much of a pointer in the right
11 > direction either. I see that the 3.0 blob does exist in
12 > /lib/firmware/ath10k/QCABLEFAGD/HW3.0, but there are many bin files,
14 I have little to no idea about your actual case... But could it be that
15 you have a recent linux-firmware package (which provides /lib/firmware/
16 files) and not recent enough kernel? I think kernel is what decides
17 which firmware file to load.


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Re: [gentoo-user] Loading a Firmware Module By hand? Hunter Jozwiak <hunter.t.joz@×××××.com>