[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/3] ipq-wifi: select board-2.bin at runtime

Mathias Kresin dev at kresin.me
Thu Jan 11 01:44:33 EST 2018

11.01.2018 07:23, Mathias Kresin:
> 10.01.2018 11:15, Thomas Hebb:
>> Currently, we solve the problem of different IPQ4019 boards needing
>> different sets of Wi-Fi calibration data (board-2.bin) by using an
>> ipq-wifi-* package to overwrite board-2.bin in the filesystem. This
>> presents a problem when we need the same image to support multiple
>> boards, as we do for the upcoming Netgear EX6100v2 and EX6150v2
>> support.
> I don't get what kind of issue do you have with this approach. Why not 
> just add ipq-wifi-ex6100v2 to the DEVICE_PACKAGES of your EX6150v2.
> I'm quite sure I miss here something. Which either means it is to early 
> for me or the commit message doesn't provide the whole picture.

After reviewing your Netgear EX6100v2/EX6150v2 support patch I got your 
issue. One image for two boards where the distinction of the board is 
done in userspace and each board requires a different board-2.bin.

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