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Install to /lib/firmware: Debian's udev firmware loading agent (firmware.agent) was replaced by systemd's upstream builtin (50-firmware.rules) post-Wheezy, which does not search /usr.
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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.
Install required packages:
$ su # apt-get install build-essential cmake git m4 && exit
Clone the 1.3 branch:
$ git clone -b 1.3 https://github.com/qca/open-ath9k-htc-firmware.git $ cd open-ath9k-htc-firmware
Fix issue 6 which causes the build process to fail:
$ mkdir target_firmware/magpie_fw_dev/build/utility/bin
Build the toolchain:
$ make toolchain
Build the firmware:
Install the firmware:
$ su # cp *.fw /lib/firmware/
Connect the device to your system. The ath9k_htc kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.
Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.