[PATCH v4 0/2] ath10k: testmode support

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Fri Nov 14 07:09:21 PST 2014

Pushpal Sidhu <psidhu at gateworks.com> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> wrote:
>> Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> writes:
>>> latest version of my testmode patches. Getting closer, more or less cosmetic
>>> changes this time :)
> While looking through this patchset (sorry it took two months), I have
> to wonder: what's this utf.bin blob? It seems in order to use
> testmode, we need this binary blob that I can't seem to find (I looked
> in linux-firmware and https://github.com/kvalo/ath10k-firmware). If,
> for whatever reason, this binary blob is not releasable, what's the
> point of adding in testmode to this driver?

testmode is for functionality needed in the factory, it's not meant for
normal users. That's why all distros should have CONFIG_NL80211_TESTMODE

Kalle Valo

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