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[Bug 1528910] Re: Marvell wireless driver update for FCC regulation


** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu Vivid)
       Status: New => Fix Committed

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  Marvell wireless driver update for FCC regulation

Status in HWE Next:
  In Progress
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in linux source package in Vivid:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:

  · Marvell will provide a FW which will read the OTP (and driver
  updates to support this function)

  · For US, it will disable changes to country code

  · For non-US, it will allow changes to country code by either SW

  · Below userspace command. This can be issued at any time.

  “iw reg set <country code>”.

  · Specifying country code through module parameter while loading the
  driver: “insmod mwifiex.ko reg_alpha2=<country-code>”

  Driver information:

  $ modinfo mwifiex_pcie
  filename: /lib/modules/3.19.0-34-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/mwifiex/mwifiex_pcie.ko
  firmware: mrvl/pcie8897_uapsta.bin
  firmware: mrvl/pcie8766_uapsta.bin
  license: GPL v2
  version: 1.0
  description: Marvell WiFi-Ex PCI-Express Driver version 1.0
  author: Marvell International Ltd.
  srcversion: 695CB2D80C705025E9AA751
  alias: pci:v000011ABd00002B38sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
  alias: pci:v000011ABd00002B30sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
  depends: mwifiex
  intree: Y
  vermagic: 3.19.0-34-generic SMP mod_unload modversions

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