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

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 (

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

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


Martin Blumenstingl (2):
  ath10k-firmware: update the qca988x firmware to
  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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