Re: Slow firmware timeouts again (Re: [3.11 regression?] iwlwififirmware takes two minutes to load)

From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Fri Aug 02 2013 - 12:25:05 EST

On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:21 AM, Johannes Berg <johannes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-08-02 at 09:04 -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> > It wasn't exactly fixed and it's really more of a userspace problem - we
>> > probably request firmware version 8, and then it takes 30 seconds to
>> > time out for each of 8,7,6,5, after which the next request for 4 is
>> > successful.
>> Why's it requesting those firmwares? They don't seem to exist on
> Well for one you've never even mentioned what device you have, and then
> also it's not requesting 8/7 only 6,5,4 -- I guess the timeout was
> increased to 60 seconds (or I'm remembering wrong and it always was? I
> thought it was 30s)

I have an "Ultimate-N 6300 (rev 35)". It's requesting at least
versions 6 and 5 (I saw them in udevadm monitor). It looks like the
g2a and g2b variants have -5 and -6 versions, but 6000-4 appears to be
the only relevant version for my hardware.
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