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About ath10k

ath10k is the mac80211 wireless driver for Qualcom Atheros QCA988x family of chips, which support IEEE 802.11ac. It was first included in Linux 3.11-rc1 released on 2013-07-14.

The ath10k driver is located under drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k directory. For more information see sources.


Supported Devices

ath10k supports Qualcomm Atheros 802.11ac QCA98xx hw2.0 based devices, here's a list of known products:

[1] The Compex WLE900VX card enumerates as PCI device on some PCs but not for some other PCs. The reason could possibly be PC hardware or kernel version. Detailed info: The Chaos Calmer wpj344a_150827_vCC.img provided by can detect and enable the WLE900VX card with ath10k.

Not supported

ath10k does NOT support older QCA98xx hw1.0 chips found, for example, from these devices:

Any SDIO or USB devices are not supported, but work is ongoing to add that.

Known bugs/limitations