adding QCA6174 chipset support to 3.10 kernel

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at
Wed Nov 25 07:25:00 PST 2015

On 25 November 2015 at 16:01, bartlomiej.grzeskowiak
<bartlomiej.grzeskowiak at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Our embedded device works with 3.10 kernel. Since it is not within our
> responsibility it is not easy to upgrade the whole kernel. We would like to
> use the WLAN card with QCA6174 chipset.
> I have found out, that QCA6174 chipset is first supported in 3.20 kernel.
> ath10k driver that services this chipset is first introduced in 3.11.
> What would you recommend to achieve it ?

You might also want to take a look at how OpenWRT deals with the very
same problem.


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