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Re: Atheros onboard AR9271 can't load firmware most of the time

On Mon, May 05, 2014 at 09:31:24PM -0700, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> I see through various device man pages that some firmwares are
> supposed to be in /etc/firmware, and some are supposed to be in
> /libdata/firmware.  Why can't they all be in one or the other?
> Firmware was installed to /libdata/firmware, so I made a symbolic
> link /etc/firmware to /libdata/firmware.

A bug in the man page - it uses firmware_open() which in turn uses
sysctl hw.firmware.path. So libdata is correct.

35 is EAGAIN - some device or memory resource was not available when trying
to load the firmware file.


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