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From: Tom Psyborg <>
To: Kalle Valo <>
Cc: Sasha Levin <>,,,
	Christian Lamparter <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ath10k: restore QCA9880-AR1A (v1) detection
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:59:40 +0200
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On 10/09/2019, Kalle Valo <> wrote:
> (dropping stable list)
> Tom Psyborg <> writes:
>> According to this very old post
>> seems like you've been misinformed on amount of these cards that were
>> put out in the market.
>> At least digipart only have >40000 units in stocks
>> and other retailers
>> probably few thousands more.
>> With that large amount of cards I think it is justified to request
>> firmware support for the chip. And probably a lot easier to make few
>> firmware modifications than go hacking a bunch of API calls so it
>> works with v2 firmware.
> I'm very surprised that QCA9880 hw1.0 boards are still available, after
> six years. Did you confirm that it really is hw1.0 and not just some
> mixup with hardware ids or something like that?

Print on the chip clearly says QCA9880-AR1A. ID same as for v2 - 003C.

> old hw1.0 firmware to see if it works.

I don't know which fw blob version that is. I could not find it
online. All files are v2 related.

> But if it's really is hw1.0 I doubt there will be any support for that.
> I recommend to avoid hw1.0 altogether.
> --
> Kalle Valo

That would be too bad, even worse when you find out that
qca-wifi- driver fails to load firmware too. The only one
that works is qca-wifi that comes with tp-link firmware, some very
early version 10.0.108 or somtehing like that that has no available

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-06 21:54 Christian Lamparter
2019-09-07 21:43 ` Sasha Levin
2019-09-07 23:18   ` stable backports for "ath10k: restore QCA9880-AR1A (v1) detection" Christian Lamparter
2019-09-10  1:27   ` [PATCH] ath10k: restore QCA9880-AR1A (v1) detection Tom Psyborg
2019-09-10  7:21     ` Kalle Valo
2019-09-10 12:59       ` Tom Psyborg [this message]
2019-09-08  6:32 ` Tom Psyborg
2019-09-17  6:44 ` Kalle Valo
2019-09-18 21:30   ` Tom Psyborg
     [not found] ` <>
2019-09-20 17:19   ` Christian Lamparter
2019-10-01 13:03     ` Kalle Valo
2019-10-01 14:17       ` Tom Psyborg
2019-10-02 17:19 ` Kalle Valo

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