ath10k fail to load firmware
Perry_Yuan at Dell.com
Perry_Yuan at Dell.com
Tue Jul 19 02:02:23 PDT 2016
Dell - Internal Use - Confidential
I rename the bin file . and capture new full logs from booting to firmware error .
The error still happened. Please help to check it .
I want to know whether the new firmware bin are updated the right one in this git ?
If the firmware is good , the errors should be gone .
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From: Michal Kazior [mailto:michal.kazior at tieto.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:33 PM
To: Yuan, Perry <Perry_Yuan at Dell.com>
Cc: Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka at redhat.com>; Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com>; ath10k at lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: ath10k fail to load firmware
On 19 July 2016 at 10:24, <Perry_Yuan at dell.com> wrote:
> Dell - Internal Use - Confidential
> HI All:
> I have replaced the new firmware files to old one. And I build new
> ath10k_pci.ko ,ath10k_core.ko to get some debug info.
> The new firmware is still not loaded by ath10k driver .
> And I compare the driver codes with 4.7 -rc7 , the codes are almost same.
> So the issue should be in firmware scope.
> [ 590.486970] ath10k_pci 0000:02:00.0: Hardware name qca6174 hw3.2
> version 0x5030000 [ 590.487158] ath10k_pci 0000:02:00.0: Direct
> firmware load failed with error -2 [ 590.487159] ath10k_pci
> 0000:02:00.0: Falling back to user helper
You didn't attach a complete log so it's hard to tell. ath10k tends to print a few messages that may look like an error but aren't (there's a fallback mechanism for finding firmware files which is overly verbose).
@Perry: You need to rename the
firmware-4.bin_WLAN.RM.2.0-00180-QCARMSWPZ-1 to firmware-4.bin in case you merely mirrored the github repo.
@Kalle: I think it'd be very useful to maintain ath10k-firmware in a way so that it is easier to the uninitiated to `git clone` it into /lib/firmware, e.g. maintain firmware-X.bin symlinks in each QCAxxx/hw.y/ to the latest one. Thoughts?
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