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Re: getting the right and complete firmware




On Thu 01 Feb 2018 at 19:18:55 +0100, Anil Duggirala wrote:

> > On an unmodified stretch (yours is unmodified, isn't it)
> > 
> >  /sbin/modinfo ath10k_pci
> > 
> > does not list any of these files in the firmware lines. So why should
> > the kernel want any of them?
> > 
> I believe I have done a standard stretch install, yet /sbin/modinfo
> ath10k_pci :
> 
> filename:       /lib/modules/4.9.0-5-
> amd64/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/ath10k_pci.ko
> firmware:       ath10k/QCA9377/hw1.0/board.bin
> firmware:       ath10k/QCA9377/hw1.0/firmware-5.bin

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I get this too.

If the device works with stretch's firmware-atheros I'd let things be.

-- 
Brian.