ath10k firmware-6.bin bug: Disconnections every 20 minutes on QCA6174

Gilbert Moisio gmoisio at
Wed Aug 16 07:24:11 PDT 2017

Hi, thanks for your answer.
I tried from a fresh install, directly with the last linux-firmware
package and the issue in avaliable at the first boot.

2017-08-16 16:14 GMT+02:00 Kalle Valo <kvalo at>:
> Kouroche Bouchiat <kouroche.bouchiat at> writes:
>> On hw3.0/firmware-6.bin my QCA6174 seems to be dropping 100% of
>> packets after exactly 20 minutes. I talked to people over on the
>> Archlinux forums who suggested to force the kernel to load
>> firmware-4.bin instead. I did just that ("mv firmware-6.bin
>> firmware-6.bin.bak") and my connection seems to be working fine now.
>> The forum thread is the following:
> I suspect that this is a WPA rekeying problem, are you able to verify
> that? Anyway, I reported this internally.
> --
> Kalle Valo
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