According to Kalle Valo (on the OpenWrt mailing list, see [0]) only
firmware binaries from his repository are tested by QCA's internal QA
team.

Additionally he pointed out that the version used in LEDE so far is
from September 2015, despite having a newer version number than the
current "stable" version (10.2.4.70.54).

This updates the firmware for the QCA988X chips to the latest version
available in his repository (meaning the latest stable version).

As a side-note: this should (theoretically) add 802.11s (mesh)
support to the firmware. However, at least for some OpenWrt users this
does not work out-of-the-box.

I have tested this for a few minutes, but maybe we can let this live in
Felix' tree for a few days to get test results from other people as
well.

Changes since v1:
- squashed patch 2 as it only updated the ath10k PKG_VERSION
- fixed building of the qca988x-ct firmware as board.bin is taken from
  kvalo's repo, which means the location also has to be updated
- added a new patch to remove the hardcoded ath10k firmware mac address
  in a script which is required on some ar71xx boards


[0] https://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2016-September/042162.html

Martin Blumenstingl (2):
  ath10k-firmware: update the qca988x firmware to 10.2.4.70.54
  ar71xx: Do not use a hardcoded ath10k firmware mac address

 package/firmware/ath10k-firmware/Makefile              | 18 +++++-------------
 .../ar71xx/base-files/lib/preinit/82_patch_ath10k      | 17 ++++++++++-------
 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

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2.9.3


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