Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "ath9k_htc: accept 1.x firmware newer than 1.3" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date April 22, 2013, 12:38 p.m.
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Luis Henriques - April 22, 2013, 12:38 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ath9k_htc: accept 1.x firmware newer than 1.3

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



From 5c74671abc9a2563e69f3b9c08913cae12a43cb1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Felix Fietkau <>
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 21:10:48 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] ath9k_htc: accept 1.x firmware newer than 1.3

commit 319e7bd96aca64a478f3aad40711c928405b8b77 upstream.

Since the firmware has been open sourced, the minor version has been
bumped to 1.4 and the API/ABI will stay compatible across further 1.x

Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_drv_init.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_drv_init.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_drv_init.c
index 25213d5..21c280b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_drv_init.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_drv_init.c
@@ -774,7 +774,7 @@  static int ath9k_init_firmware_version(struct ath9k_htc_priv *priv)
 	 * required version.
 	if (priv->fw_version_major != MAJOR_VERSION_REQ ||
-	    priv->fw_version_minor != MINOR_VERSION_REQ) {
+	    priv->fw_version_minor < MINOR_VERSION_REQ) {
 		dev_err(priv->dev, "ath9k_htc: Please upgrade to FW version %d.%d\n",
 		return -EINVAL;