basic help request

Ben Greear greearb at
Wed Jun 11 16:27:56 PDT 2014

On 06/11/2014 04:12 PM, Peter Sabat wrote:
> Hoping that I can possibly get a pointer on what I¹m doing wrong w/ ath10k
> and hostapd.
> I¹m running a 3.14 kernel and installed the 3.15-rc-1 backports. I can
> start hostapd, but no matter what I do, I can¹t see the SSID. I have also
> just tried to use N by itself.
> I am using a WLE900V5-23 card.
> The things that I¹ve noticed so far is that I am unable to use the v2
> firmware ­ additionally, even w/ the v1 firmware, I get a:
> ath10k: Invalid firmware magic


> filename:       
> /lib/modules/3.14.4-scst/updates/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/ath10k_pci
> .ko
> firmware:       ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/board.bin
> firmware:       ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/otp.bin
> firmware:       ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/firmware.bin

You need firmware-2.bin.  Please get the 4.1.467-2.1 version firmware and put it
in your firmware directory...

What OS is this?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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