Support for QCA6174 [168c:003e]
michal.kazior at tieto.com
Mon Oct 26 23:22:47 PDT 2015
On 26 October 2015 at 22:18, Michael Krupp <michaelkrupp at gmx.net> wrote:
> I managed to get it (sort of) working with the eeprom extracted from the
> driversand thefirmware from kvalo's ath10k-repo on GitHub.See more details
> Unfortunately I only get a bandwidth of about 2Mb/s connected to a 54Mb/s
> this a known limitation to ath10k right now, or may there be a way to get it
> working at full speed?
> Also, thank You Michał for pointing me the right direction and helping make
> usable, at least.
> # iwconfig wlp7s0:
> wlp7s0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"[REMOVED]"
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.457 GHz Access Point: 00:24:FE:A8:2C:55
> Bit Rate=1 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
> Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:on
> Link Quality=69/70 Signal level=-41 dBm
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:32 Missed beacon:0
Did you actually check the performance? The driver doesn't report tx
rate properly due to firmware limitation so it always reports 1mbps or
6mbps to userspace tools.
Sidenote: `iwconfig` is deprecated. `iw` is the go-to wireless tool now.
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