ath10k-firmware: QCA4019 hw1.0: Update 8devices Habanero specific BDFs
kvalo at kernel.org
Fri Jan 21 05:46:16 PST 2022
Robert Marko <robimarko at gmail.com> writes:
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2022 at 14:25, Kalle Valo <kvalo at kernel.org> wrote:
>> Robert Marko <robimarko at gmail.com> writes:
>> > I am currently working on the 8devices Habanero support for
>> > OpenWrt. This
>> > AP requires two special BDFs to get the Wi-Fi PHYs working (correctly). The
>> > bmi-board-id='s would clash with one of the the IPQ401X AP-DK boards because
>> > QCA doesn't provide special IDs for customers and seems to use the AP-DK
>> > board-ids in the wifi firmware to change its behavior.
>> > This update improves 5GHz radio.
>> > Now to the questions from the wiki page :
>> > * description for what hardware this is:
>> > - it is a QCA4019 based module
>> > - one QCA4019 radio is used as 2.4GHz radio
>> > - one QCA4019 radio is used as 5GHz radio
>> > * origin of the board file (did you create it yourself or where you
>> > downloaded)
>> > - it was pulled from the 8devices OpenWrt fork
>> > - it is based on latest version
>> > * ids to be used with the board file (ATH10K_BD_IE_BOARD_NAME in ath10k)
>> > - QCA4019 hw1.0
>> > + bus=ahb,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=16,variant=8devices-Habanero
>> > md5sum:
>> > 64d0817da715875483d323f2bb0c898c
>> > + bus=ahb,bmi-chip-id=0,bmi-board-id=17,variant=8devices-Habanero
>> > md5sum:
>> > 56202ea33e96f16c65b75d464451c251
>> > * attach the actual board file (board.bin)
>> > - The name of the files are equal to the id string in the board-2.bin
>> > (minus the ".bin")
>> Do note that it seems that only one board file contents was actually
>> changed, was that on purpose?
> Yes, only the 5GHz radio had an update.
Good, thanks for checking.
> 8devices released new BDF-s last year that fix the thermal readings.
> Do you mind if I send the updated ones upstream?
Sure, why not? My board file queue is just really long but I'm going
through it at the moment.
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