ath10k otp.bin board.bin firmware.bin art.bin?

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Wed Apr 19 04:37:03 PDT 2017

孙建希 <ycsunjane at> writes:

> I am debugging ath10k QCA986x 5g WNIC. And installed the firmware. But
> the card did not rise.

Did you also install the board.bin?

> The kernel log is as follows:
> [    9.320705] ath10k_pci 0000:00:00.0: firmware ver 10.2.4-1.0-00029
> api 5 features no-p2p,raw-mode,mfp,allows-mesh-bcast crc32 88595bb8
> [    9.365636] ath10k_pci 0000:00:00.0: board id is not exist in otp, ignore it
> [    9.372894] ath10k_pci 0000:00:00.0: Direct firmware load for
> ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/board-2.bin failed with error -2

Full log would be much better, you might miss something important.

> What is the board id in otp?

It's used to identify different board versions but not all boards
support that. You can ignore that error message. Actually in commit
7be52c03bbf7 we downgraded that error message to a debug message.

Kalle Valo

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