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Re: Wireless driver




On 12/27/2018 12:24 PM, Alexander V. Makartsev wrote:
> On 27.12.2018 14:05, john doe wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm trying to get (1) to work on Debian Stretch.
>>
>> >From what I understand, only "qca9982" v1 is supported on Debian,
>> however, (3) supports qca9882 v2.
>> That brings me to some questions:
>>
>> - Am I on the right track by trying to build the firmware using
>> backports from (3)?
>> - Can I build the firmware in an VM an move that firmware to that
>> wireless box?
>>
>> In other words, what should I do to get qca9882 v2 to work on Debian
>> Stretch?
>>
>> Any help is appriciated.
>>
>>
>> 1)  https://www.compex.com.sg/product/wle600vx/
>> 2)  https://packages.debian.org/stretch/firmware-atheros
>> 3)  https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/ath10k
>>
> ||According to specifications from Compex, WLE600VX utilizes
> Qualcomm-Atheros QCA*98*82 chip.
> I think it is a good idea to try packages from "stretch-backports" first
> [1] [2], because it looks like WLE600VX was produced a few years ago and
> should have already have support in linux kernel.
> So I highly doubt this NIC model requires latest Qualcomm firmware
> update, that was pushed into kernel.org source repository 9 days ago.
> 
> [1] $ rmadison -s stable,stretch-backports firmware-atheros
> firmware-atheros | 20161130-4             | stable/non-free            | all
> firmware-atheros | 20180825+dfsg-1~bpo9+1 | stretch-backports/non-free | all
> 

Thank you, the last time I tryed didn't have much luck.
If I understand correctly, (1) does list the qca9882 v1 but not qca9882 v2?

1)  https://packages.debian.org/stretch-backports/firmware-atheros

-- 
John Doe