RE: [v2] wlcore: add missing nvs file name info for wilink8

From: Reizer, Eyal
Date: Tue Jul 04 2017 - 04:47:58 EST

Hi Tony,

> > 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.
> >
> > The following commits:
> > c815fde wlcore: spi: Populate config firmware data
> > d776fc8 wlcore: sdio: Populate config firmware data
> >
> > Populated the nvs entry for wilink6 and wilink7 only while it is
> > still needed for wilink8 as well.
> > This broke user space backward compatibility 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.
> >
> > This patch fix this and update the structure field with the same default nvs
> file
> > name that has been used before.
> I think more checks on the nvs file being used are needed to avoid other
> nasty issues, see the comments I just made in the earlier version of this
> patch.
Just replied on your comments for v1

Best Regards,