[OpenWrt-Devel] Fwd: Re: [PATCH 10/10] brcmfmac: Add support for multiple PCIE devices in nvram.
zajec5 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 07:29:54 EDT 2015
On 20 April 2015 at 11:27, Arend van Spriel <arend at broadcom.com> wrote:
>> Following an "nvram erase" none of the needed<key, value> pairs remain
>> in nvram. So we probably can't use nvram in a reliable way to create the
>> wireless configuration.
> So why do "nvram erase"? The assumption that it is not needed because you
> are running an OpenWRT image is wrong or at least only partially true, ie.
> for the user-space settings.
I agree with Arend. If you're are erasing sensitive wireless info from
your device, expect problems. The same will happen if you'll overwrite
standard Broadcom PCI device SPROM (which contains the same kind of
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