[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCHv3] wifi: Introduce 802.11ac support

Jonas Gorski jogo at openwrt.org
Wed Feb 19 06:22:02 EST 2014

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> wrote:
> (...)
> But we should try ways to mitigate the problem of having two firmware
> branches. For example, should we have a module parameter in ath10k to
> choose which firmware to use? Or is there even a way to do that
> automatically based on what interfaces are used?

I don't know if this is a good way to do it, but this is exactly what
mwl8k does. They have dedicated AP and STA firmwares, and reload if
needed when adding the apprpriate interfaces. See
for the code.


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