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Open firmware for ath9k_htc
This page describes how to compile and install open firmware for the ath9k_htc driver on Debian systems.
There's also a binary version prepared for the debian archives in the package firmware-ath9k-htc
Install required packages:
$ su # apt-get install build-essential cmake git m4 texinfo && exit
Clone the repo:
$ git clone https://github.com/qca/open-ath9k-htc-firmware.git $ cd open-ath9k-htc-firmware
Checkout the latest tagged release:
$ git tag 1.3.1 1.3.2 $ git checkout 1.3.2
Build the toolchain:
$ make toolchain
If the tool chain doesn't build, try checking out master:
$ git checkout master $ make toolchain
Build the firmware:
$ make firmware
Install the firmware:
$ su # cp target_firmware/*.fw /lib/firmware/ && exit
Connect the device to your system. The ath9k_htc kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.
Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.
Announcement of prepared binary package: https://ftp-master.debian.org/new/open-ath9k-htc-firmware_1.4.0-81-gf206e56+dfsg-1.html (Via New package list)