Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of expansion/on-board-wireless


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Timestamp:
09/11/2020 05:26:00 PM (2 years ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
Comment:

adjust OS , fix some camel case

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    v12 v13  
    3535  * SDHC2 (/dev/mmcblk0) is the SDIO !WiFi bus (Note that the microSD is on SDHC3 thus appears to the kernel as /dev/mmcblk1 - this must be taken into account if mounting the root filesystem from microSD)
    3636
     37[=#os]
     38== OS Support
     39The following notes pertain to support in various OS BSPs (Note that in all cases firmware and drivers are needed as noted above):
     40 * Ubuntu with Gateworks kernel (should also work in mainline kernel):
     41  - Bluetooth HCI fully supported
     42  - !WiFi client and AP fully supported
     43 * Gateworks !OpenWrt 20.06 (Linux 5.4.45)
     44  - Bluetooth HCI fully supported
     45  - !WiFi client and AP fully supported
     46 * Gateworks !OpenWrt 16.02 (Linux 4.4)
     47  - Bluetooth HCI fully supported (need provide cross-compiled brcm_patchram_plus)
     48  - !WiFi: **does not work - brcmfmac from this kernel will crash**
     49
    3750
    3851[=#firmware]
    3952== Firmware
    40 Firmware is needed for WiFi device functionality and it is loaded by the drivers. While firmware is not needed for Bluetooth functionality providing it will provide fixes and additional functionality over what is already programmed into the device.
     53Firmware is needed for !WiFi device functionality and it is loaded by the drivers. While firmware is not needed for Bluetooth functionality providing it will provide fixes and additional functionality over what is already programmed into the device.
    4154
    4255Note that there are different firmware releases depending on your regulatory domain and these are available from LAIRD at https://www.lairdconnect.com/wireless-modules/wi-fi-bt-modules/sterling-lwb
     
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    163 [=#os]
    164 == OS Support
    165 The following notes pertain to support in various OS BSPs (Note that in all cases firmware and drivers are needed as noted above):
    166  * Ubuntu with Gateworks kernel (should also work in mainline kernel):
    167   - Bluetooth HCI fully supported
    168   - !WiFi client and AP fully supported
    169  * Gateworks !OpenWrt 20.06 (Linux 5.4.45)
    170   - Bluetooth HCI fully supported
    171   - !WiFi client and AP fully supported
    172  * Gateworks !OpenWrt 16.02 (Linux 4.4)
    173   - Bluetooth HCI fully supported (need provide cross-compiled brcm_patchram_plus)
    174   - !WiFi: **does not work - brcmfmac from this kernel will crash**