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where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby Chrisdb » 2019-07-19 11:32

hellow,

I've recently installed buster and when I start my system, I get the following messages:

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Jul 19 13:50:47 debian kernel: ath10k_pci 0000:01:00.0: firmware: failed to load ath10k/pre-cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin (-2)
Jul 19 13:50:47 debian kernel: firmware_class: See https://wiki.debian.org/Firmware for information about missing firmware
Jul 19 13:50:47 debian kernel: ath10k_pci 0000:01:00.0: firmware: failed to load ath10k/cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin (-2)


My wifi is working fine, but I want to get rid of these messages :D . I tried downloading the firmware (nonfree), but only 'board.bin' and 'firmware-6.bin' are available.
Does anyone know where I can find and download both 'pre-cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin' and 'cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin'?

Thx
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby L_V » 2019-07-19 11:43

Is firmware-atheros installed ?
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby arochester » 2019-07-19 11:47

The missing files are optional and not necessary.

https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... 0k-cal-pci
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby Chrisdb » 2019-07-19 18:11

L_V wrote:Is firmware-atheros installed ?


When I try apt install, I get:
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firmware-atheros is already the newest version (20190114-1)

Also, I find it strange that the nonfree buster installation contains firmware-5.bin for my atheros card because I get the following error in my journal:
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Jul 19 20:48:01 debian kernel: ath10k_pci 0000:01:00.0: firmware: failed to load ath10k/QCA9377/hw1.0/firmware-6.bin (-2)

So for this issue I downloaded the firmware separately from the debian site and this package did contain version 6. I installed it in /lib/firmware/xxx and now the message is gone...

But sadly I can't seem to find the other bin files anywhere ....
arochester wrote:The missing files are optional and not necessary.

https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... 0k-cal-pci


I know, that's why I said I want to get rid of the messages.... :D
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby L_V » 2019-07-19 18:41

Not clear what you have now. Try this:

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wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby Chrisdb » 2019-07-22 13:54

L_V wrote:Not clear what you have now. Try this:

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wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb


Ok, now I've got firmware-6.bin, but still both 'pre-cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin' and 'cal-pci-0000:01:00.0.bin' are not present... :(
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby L_V » 2019-07-22 14:21

If everything works well, is it a real problem for you if you get a system warning that some "pre-cal-pci" optional files are missing ?
https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... 0k-cal-pci

It can happen that some optional files are missing from free nonfree-firmware.
Is it a real problem or not: this is the question.

I am used for years to get this warning message for tda1004x
* tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
* tda1004x: trying to boot from eeprom

But, ... everything works well ! So I don't care of this message.
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby Chrisdb » 2019-08-03 07:37

L_V wrote:If everything works well, is it a real problem for you if you get a system warning that some "pre-cal-pci" optional files are missing ?
https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... 0k-cal-pci

It can happen that some optional files are missing from free nonfree-firmware.
Is it a real problem or not: this is the question.

I am used for years to get this warning message for tda1004x
* tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
* tda1004x: trying to boot from eeprom

But, ... everything works well ! So I don't care of this message.


Hey L_V,

I used to run arch before because it had a newer kernel. As Debian now has kernel 4.19, my hardware is fully supported, so I retried Debian.
When I ran arch (when it was also running kernel 4.19), I did not get these messages.

I'm just wondering what the difference is....
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby electrovalent » 2019-11-14 16:07

Hi,
I am trying to install buster and i get the same message on the detect network hardware.
Do i leave this as is or do i have to load the missing firmware?
And where exactly is this firmware because i cant find it.
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby None1975 » 2019-11-15 06:13

electrovalent wrote:And where exactly is this firmware because i cant find it.

Please, check post, posted 2019-07-19 18:41 in this thread.
Ok. If you are lazy to look here is quote:
Try this:
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wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i firmware-atheros_20190502-1_all.deb


If everything works well, is it a real problem for you if you get a system warning that some "pre-cal-pci" optional files are missing ? Is it a real problem or not: this is the question.

Also, check this:

https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... 0k-cal-pci
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby electrovalent » 2019-11-17 11:12

Inside package I can see several .bin but with names such as firmware-5, board.bin etc. So how do I know which one is the correct?
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby None1975 » 2019-11-18 14:19

electrovalent wrote:Inside package I can see several .bin but with names such as firmware-5, board.bin etc. So how do I know which one is the correct?

If everything works well, is it a real problem for you?
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby stevepusser » 2019-11-18 18:56

The original warning message had the wiki link with the freaking answers! https://wiki.debian.org/Firmware

If you can't bother to actually read the output, maybe Debian is not the distro for you.
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby electrovalent » 2019-11-20 16:51

stevepusser wrote:The original warning message had the wiki link with the freaking answers! https://wiki.debian.org/Firmware

If you can't bother to actually read the output, maybe Debian is not the distro for you.


Maybe you are not the one to decide this for me or anyone else.
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Re: where to find aht10k pre-cal-pci

Postby electrovalent » 2019-11-20 16:56

None1975 wrote:
electrovalent wrote:Inside package I can see several .bin but with names such as firmware-5, board.bin etc. So how do I know which one is the correct?

If everything works well, is it a real problem for you?


If everything worked well i wouldn't search for firmware :D .
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