9984 with crashes

Sebastian Gottschall s.gottschall at dd-wrt.com
Thu Apr 26 00:36:29 PDT 2018

Am 25.04.2018 um 17:23 schrieb Kalle Valo:
> Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at dd-wrt.com> writes:
>> Am 24.04.2018 um 07:27 schrieb Kalle Valo:
>>> Sebastian Gottschall <s.gottschall at dd-wrt.com> writes:
>>>> just for your notice. on 9984 which was just released
>>>> crashes in vht160 operation mode immediatly after first station
>>>> associates
>>>> last known working stable fw so far is 10.4-3.4-00104. the whole
>>>> series seem to be seriously broken or the api has been
>>>> changed in a way
>>>> which is unsupported by ath10k (which i think is the cause of the
>>>> problem)
>>>> it would be good to know what has been changed.
>>> At least I was not informed any changes in the firmware interface. What
>>> version of ath10k are you using? Do you have any custom patches on
>>> ath10k?
>> i'm using latest git version for testing here but there is one
>> relevant patch required for more recent firmwares like 3.4 series (see
>> below) i posted already a long time ago, that vht160 will not work
>> anymore without that patch in newer firmwares since qca changed the api
>> for channel mapping in vht160.
> I don't remember what happened to that patch, but please resubmit it
> with a proper commit log and S-o-b line.
> I was told that the firmware crash is an assert triggered by host not
> populating the parameter 'peer_bw_rxnss_override' in
> WMI_PEER_ASSOC_CMDID which is needed for 160/80+80 operation.
good news. your hint helped me to develop a fix. will post the patch 
soon here

Mit freundlichen Grüssen / Regards

Sebastian Gottschall / CTO

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