[PATCH RFC] aquantia-firmware: package MediaTek's Aquantia AQR113C firmware

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 11:21:43 PST 2024

On 5.02.2024 15:21, Daniel Golle wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 05, 2024 at 02:23:08PM +0100, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> From: Rafał Miłecki <rafal at milecki.pl>
>> Aquantia AQR113C is PHY that needs loading a firmware. Some devices may
>> have it stored on flash and some need filesystem to provide it.
> Are you aware of any MediaTek boards which do come with AQR113C but
> don't bring their own dedicated firmware flash/EEPROM IC connected
> directly to first PHY?
> UniFi 6 LR v1/v2 (Aquantia AQR112C) and MT7988RFB (Aquantia AQR113C)
> both come with a dedidated flash/EEPROM IC for the PHY firmware.
> However, that firmware (esp. on the UniFi 6 LR) may of course be
> outdated by now and we may want to load newer firmware from within
> Linux anyway.

I'm not sure if I can verify using Linux if there is EEPROM attached to
any of two PHYs on my board. I don't believe Linux's PHY driver exposes
possibly-attached EEPROM as any Linux device.

I think however that with EEPROM present I wouldn't need Linux driver
to load PHY firmware. In my board case I need to do that which makes me
believe there is no EEPROM chip with firmware present.

Rafał Miłecki

More information about the openwrt-devel mailing list