Works fine for me with this patch
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/6387631/  at least
I am currently using self-extracted firmware but the one in the pr for
ath10k-firmware worked fine as well iirc.
I'm using that on Alienware 15 laptop with "Killer N1525"

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 8:17 AM, Jason H <jh...@gmx.com> wrote:
> I just wanted to check in and see what the status of support was for this 
> hardware. I saw a few messages since I last posted.
> I also need Linux 4 kernel for other issues with the hardware.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 9:03 AM
>> From: "Moritz Morawietz" <moritz.morawi...@informatik.uni-oldenburg.de>
>> To: ath10k@lists.infradead.org
>> Subject: Re: QCA6174 hw2.1?
>>
>> I used  4.0.0-2. Also i had one kernel build where it worked, but,
>> because I didn't knew that you have to install nvidia drivers again, I
>> deletet it. I am not sure how i did it, so I'm currently trying again.
>> Maybe I need to understand the patching mechanisms, guess that would
>> help :D I did something with git…
>>
>> Thank you a lot for your help so far!
>>
>> 2015-04-30 2:07 GMT+02:00 Gabriele Martino <g.mart...@gmx.com>:
>> > On 28/04/2015 13:55, Moritz Morawietz wrote:
>> >> Many thanks for your fast help!
>> >>
>> >> I've made some progress, but ran into other problems.
>> >> If i compile ath10_pci, ath10k_core and ath from kvalo's tree and load
>> >> them, i get following dmesg output:
>> >>
>> >> [    2.980448] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: enabling device (0000 -> 0002)
>> >> [    2.980750] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: pci irq msi-x interrupts 8
>> >> irq_mode 0 reset_mode 0
>> >> [    3.158860] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: Direct firmware load for
>> >> ath10k/cal-pci-0000:06:00.0.bin failed with error -2
>> >> [    3.159611] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: Direct firmware load for
>> >> ath10k/QCA6174/hw2.1/board-pci-168c:003e:1a56:1525.bin failed with
>> >> error -2
>> >> [    3.159613] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: failed to load spec board
>> >> file, falling back to generic: -2
>> >> [    3.159922] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: Direct firmware load for
>> >> ath10k/QCA6174/hw2.1/firmware-5.bin failed with error -2
>> >> [    3.159924] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: could not fetch firmware file
>> >> 'ath10k/QCA6174/hw2.1/firmware-5.bin': -2
>> >> [    4.360946] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: qca6174 hw2.1 (0x05010000,
>> >> 0x003405ff, 168c:003e:1a56:1525 fallback) fw killer-n1525-fw api 4 htt
>> >> 3.1 wmi 4 cal otp max_sta 32
>> >> [    4.360950] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: debug 1 debugfs 1 tracing 1
>> >> dfs 0 testmode 0
>> >> [    4.430068] ath: EEPROM regdomain: 0x6c
>> >> [    4.430070] ath: EEPROM indicates we should expect a direct regpair map
>> >> [    4.430072] ath: Country alpha2 being used: 00
>> >> [    4.430072] ath: Regpair used: 0x6c
>> >> [    4.430078] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: failed to register ieee80211: -22
>> >> [    4.430097] ath10k_pci 0000:06:00.0: could not register to mac80211 
>> >> (-22)
>> >>
>> >> So I compiled mac80211, and tried to load it. What i get is a load of
>> >> that messages:
>> >>
>> >> [  226.812494] mac80211: Unknown symbol cfg80211_cqm_rssi_notify (err -22)
>> >> [  226.812497] mac80211: disagrees about version of symbol 
>> >> cfg80211_auth_timeout
>> >> [  226.812497] mac80211: Unknown symbol cfg80211_auth_timeout (err -22)
>> >> [  226.812498] mac80211: disagrees about version of symbol
>> >> cfg80211_rx_unprot_mlme_mgmt
>> >> [  226.812499] mac80211: Unknown symbol cfg80211_rx_unprot_mlme_mgmt (err 
>> >> -22)
>> >>
>> >> Because mac80211 depends on cfg80211, i compilied and tested it. The
>> >> error messages reduced to
>> >>
>> >> [  632.208849] mac80211: Unknown symbol rhashtable_insert_rehash (err 0)
>> >> [  632.208881] mac80211: Unknown symbol rhashtable_insert_slow (err 0)
>> >>
>> >> Know I'm stuck. I'll try to compile and use the whole kernel (it's
>> >> compiling right now), but would prefer to just change the modules.
>> > I could find some references to "rhashtable_insert_rehash" with grep:
>> > /usr/src/linux/lib/rhashtable.c:int rhashtable_insert_rehash(struct
>> > rhashtable *ht)
>> > /usr/src/linux/lib/rhashtable.c:EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rhashtable_insert_rehash);
>> >
>> > This file is present in 3.18.11 kernel (I don't have older sources on
>> > this laptop).
>> > Which distribution and kernel are you using?
>> > You are compiling 4.0 (-> 3.20) modules, so you're likely to get strange
>> > issues if your kernel is too old.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Gabriele
>> >
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