status of libertas_tf + sdio?

Vasily Khoruzhick anarsoul at
Mon Dec 9 04:38:28 EST 2013

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 7:18 AM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 01:40:00PM +0300, Vasily Khoruzhick wrote:
>> Out of curiosity,
>> Does anyone know if it's possible to get thin firmware for 8686 with
>> SPI interface?
> What happens when you try?

How? There's no tf available for 8686 with SPI interface.

> How are you downloading firmware over SPI?

See drivers/net/wireless/libertas/if_spi.c, but it's for fat firmware

> I'm not aware of a second stage firmware download helper specific to
> the SPI mode.

What's a second stage firmware download helper?

> I think it is not possible without firmware engineering.

Yeah, just hoped that Marvell already did it. It's a pity that
firmware source code isn't available :(


> --
> James Cameron

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