[PATCH 2/2] ath10k: remove 10.1 firmware support

Valo, Kalle kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Fri Jun 3 09:09:55 PDT 2016

Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at codeaurora.org> writes:

> On 2016-06-03 21:18, Ben Greear wrote:
>> On 06/03/2016 08:33 AM, Rajkumar Manoharan wrote:
>>> Earlier qca9888 device was brought up using 10.1 firmware and then
>>> later all firmware fixes and new features are migrated to 10.2/10.2.x
>>> firmware branch. As all of 10.1 funtionalities are supported in 10.2
>>> based firmware, removing 10.1 firmware support for qca9888 device.
>> Oh please do not do this.  My 10.1 firmware works very nicely,
>> and out-performs 10.2 in my testing.  Lots of people use my firmware
>> when they need IBSS support or other features not found in
>> official firmware, so it is not just me that will have
>> problems if you remove this support.
> Aah.. I thought CT firmware is 10.2 based. Since most of firmware bug
> fixes and enhancements are integrated into 10.2 based firmware, we
> thought of get rid of 10.1 firmware to reduce code size. Moreover
> existing 10.1 official firmware has known issues.

Yeah, we really want to reduce the amount firmware branches to support
in ath10k.

> Is it possible to upgrade CT firmware to 10.2 WMI/HTT interfaces?

That's a good idea. That shouldn't be too hard, right? I don't think HTT needs
any changes, but for WMI few commands and ids need to be changed.

Kalle Valo

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