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FS#46564 - [linux-firmware] iwlwifi-3160-14.ucode and iwlwifi-3160-15.ucode are missing

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Munzir Taha (munzirtaha) - Monday, 05 October 2015, 05:41 GMT
Last edited by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Wednesday, 07 October 2015, 05:04 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


dmesg shows these warnings among others
[ 1.465202] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-3160-15.ucode failed with error -2
[ 1.465220] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-3160-14.ucode failed with error -2

Additional info:
* package version(s)

I downloaded those files from the net, e.g and the warning disappears.

linux 4.2.2-1
linux-firmware 20150904.6ebf5d5-1

* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Wednesday, 07 October 2015, 05:04 GMT
Reason for closing:  Not a bug
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Monday, 05 October 2015, 06:23 GMT
That firmware hasn't made it into the upstream git repo yet (;a=summary).

Also see  FS#46197 
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 05:00 GMT
  • Field changed: Summary (iwlwifi-3160-14.ucode and iwlwifi-3160-15.ucode are missing → [linux-firmware] iwlwifi-3160-14.ucode and iwlwifi-3160-15.ucode are missing)
  • Field changed: Status (Unconfirmed → Assigned)
  • Field changed: Category (Kernel → Packages: Core)
  • Task assigned to Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Assigning heftig since he seems to know something about these files.
Comment by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Tuesday, 06 October 2015, 05:07 GMT
Full dmesg, please.
Comment by Munzir Taha (munzirtaha) - Wednesday, 07 October 2015, 02:25 GMT
Full dmesg attached
   dmesg.txt (61.5 KiB)
Comment by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Wednesday, 07 October 2015, 05:03 GMT
Not a bug. Firmware ABIs 14 and 15 are simply not released yet (as part of upstream linux-firmware). The kernel still supports ABI 13, which we have and it loads.