ath11k - pci - backports/.config issue

Robert Marko robimarko at
Thu Oct 21 07:43:39 PDT 2021

On Thu, 21 Oct 2021 at 16:40, Janusz Dziedzic <janusz.dziedzic at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Hit some issue with my ath11k card,  so maybe someone already fix
> it/know what I missed?
> My card (pcie):
> root at OpenWrt:~# lspci
> 0000:00:00.0 PCI bridge: MEDIATEK Corp. Device 3258
> 0000:01:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Qualcomm QCA6390 Wireless
> Network Adapter [AX500-DBS (2x2)]
> I have this card in my banana-pi-r64 board in pcie slot.
> Checked with current/latest backports (v5.10/v5.15)
> On top added patch (added some changes, attached) based on:
> Simple choose kmod-ath11k from menuconfig.
> Check it little bit (Makefile) and after:
> $(SH_FUNC) var2file "$(call shvar,mac80211_config)" $(PKG_BUILD_DIR)/.config
> Have correct backports/.config (ATH11K included)
> And next we call:
> $(MAKE) $(MAKE_OPTS) allnoconfig
> After this step we remove ATH11K option(s) from backports/.config
> Any idea, did I miss something?

Your kernel must also have MHI and QRTR enabled, but it wont work with
the 5.10 QRTR
directly, you need to backport support for it starting the MHI interface.

You can find those patches and some other clues in my WIP branch:

> BR
> Janusz
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