[PATCH RFC v2 0/4] wifi: ath10k: support board-specific firmware overrides

Jeff Johnson quic_jjohnson at quicinc.com
Tue Apr 2 16:40:57 PDT 2024

On 3/29/2024 9:47 PM, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2024 at 10:16, Dmitry Baryshkov
> <dmitry.baryshkov at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On WCN3990 platforms actual firmware, wlanmdsp.mbn, is sideloaded to the
>> modem DSP via the TQFTPserv. These MBN files are signed by the device
>> vendor, can only be used with the particular SoC or device.
>> Unfortunately different firmware versions come with different features.
>> For example firmware for SDM845 doesn't use single-chan-info-per-channel
>> feature, while firmware for QRB2210 / QRB4210 requires that feature.
>> Allow board DT files to override the subdir of the fw dir used to lookup
>> the firmware-N.bin file decribing corresponding WiFi firmware.
>> For example, adding firmware-name = "qrb4210" property will make the
>> driver look for the firmware-N.bin first in ath10k/WCN3990/hw1.0/qrb4210
>> directory and then fallback to the default ath10k/WCN3990/hw1.0 dir.
>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Baryshkov <dmitry.baryshkov at linaro.org>
>> ---
>> Changes in v2:
>> - Fixed the comment about the default board name being NULL (Kalle)
>> - Expanded commit message to provide examples for firmware paths (Kalle)
>> - Added a note regarding board-2.bin to the commit message (Kalle)
>> - Link to v1: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20240130-wcn3990-firmware-path-v1-0-826b93202964@linaro.org
>> ---
>> Dmitry Baryshkov (4):
>>       dt-bindings: net: wireless: ath10k: describe firmware-name property
>>       wifi: ath10k: support board-specific firmware overrides
>>       arm64: dts: qcom: qrb2210-rb1: add firmware-name qualifier to WiFi node
>>       arm64: dts: qcom: qrb4210-rb1: add firmware-name qualifier to WiFi node
> Kalle, Jeff, is there anything pending on me on this series?
Nothing from me -- this is outside my area of expertise so I'm deferring to Kalle.


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