[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] mac80211: install old firmware for ath9k-htc on target as well

Alexey Brodkin Alexey.Brodkin at synopsys.com
Wed Mar 16 09:07:45 EDT 2016

Hi Paul,

On Wed, 2016-03-16 at 12:35 +0300, Paul Fertser wrote:
> Hi Alexey,
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 06:05:29PM +0000, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> > 
> > Frankly I don't see Oleksij says v1.4 could be moved on top of v1.3
> > file (I mean older file will be replaced).
> Yes, he didn't mention it in his commit message but he clarified that
> to me in private talk.
> > 
> > (but first somebody must test it - and I cannot because I only have device
> > with OpenWRT with kernel 4.4) I don't see a reason to add this mess.
> > 
> > We're talking about extra ~100k of space. Does it worth these games?
> I'm not saying it does, just wanted to highlight that the newer
> firmware can work with the older kernels too, but of course it's up to
> the OpenWrt maintainers to decide on the best course of actions.

Well given your sacred knowledge I would suggest to send a patch to
"linux-firmware" which does exactly that - moves v1.4 on top of older
version and then out discussion here would become pointless :)

Care to send a patch with explanation?

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