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Re: Loading firmware for USB device after boot

On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 04:27:00AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Is it possible to load firmware for a USB device subsequent to boot?

This is the drivers responsability (via the firmload(9) API).

> In this case, the USB device is a wireless network adapter, Atheros
> AR9271, on motherboard but apparently the boot process is too
> impatient.  Sometimes the firmware is loaded, but most of the time not.

Please file a PR with useable details, this is a driver bug.


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