Re: AP firmware for TI wl1251 wifi chip (wl1251-fw-ap.bin)

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Mon Mar 21 2016 - 06:35:52 EST

Pali RohÃr <pali.rohar@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> In linux-firmware repository [1] is missing AP firmware for TI wl1251
> chip. There is only STA firmware wl1251-fw.bin which supports managed
> and ad-hoc modes.
> For other TI wilink chips there are <CHIP>-ap.bin firmware files
> (wl1271-fw-ap.bin and wl128x-fw-ap.bin) which support AP mode. But for
> wl1251 firmware file with guessed name "wl1251-fw-ap.bin" is missing.
> Do you have any idea what happened with AP firmware for ti wilink4
> wl1251 wifi chip? Or where can be found? Guys from TI, can you help?

It's a long time ago but IIRC wl1251 has not ever supported AP mode and
wl1271 was the first one to support it. But I might be wrong of course.

Kalle Valo