Re: [PATCH] wlcore: add missing nvs file name info for wilink8

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Mon Jul 03 2017 - 07:29:53 EST

"Reizer, Eyal" <eyalr@xxxxxx> writes:

> When working with wl18xx the nvs file is used for defining an alternate
> mac address and override the default mac address that is stored inside
> the wl18xx chip.
> update the structure field with the same default nvs file name that has
> been used in the past, otherwise userspace backward compatibility is
> broken when upgrading from older kernels, as the alternate mac address
> would not be read from the nvs that is already present in the file system
> (lib/firmware/ti-connectivity/wl1271-nvs.bin) causing mac address change
> of the wlan interface.
> Signed-off-by: Eyal Reizer <eyalr@xxxxxx>

Should we also cc stable? And a Fixes line would be nice.

Kalle Valo