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FS#56463 - [linux-firmware] Version 34 of ucode for iwlwifi-8265 does not work with Linux 4.14

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Sandeep (sandy8925) - Sunday, 26 November 2017, 16:24 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Sunday, 26 November 2017, 16:30 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Description:
Firmware interfaces for some functions changed in version 34 of the iwlwifi firmware, but the corresponding changes in the kernel have not been released in any stable version of the kernel (including 4.14.2 that is in testing). This causes WiFi to not work at all (scanning and joining existing networks fail) for devices using Intel 8265 AC , like my Thinkpad X1 carbon laptop - there is no Ethernet on this laptop, WiFi is the only method for connecting to the internet.

Please build the package with the upgrade to iwlwifi firmware version 34 commit reverted, or an earlier commit. (https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/commit/?id=5a05332d5deda87daf6f24902951927985a7348f)

Additional info:
* https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=197591
This task depends upon

Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Sunday, 26 November 2017, 16:30 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#56436  and others

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