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rupesh_theatro
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Hi All,

We are using CYW43012 chipset and recently moved from:
Firmware version:
1.21 RC0.0
wl0: Sep 1 2021 22:33:32 version 13.10.271.273 (9278a67 CY) FWID 01-e6c8687a
Driver Version:
Backported Linux Version v4.14.77-kong-RTM-rc8-0-ged6fa18


to

Firmware version:
1.21 RC0.0
wl0: Feb 21 2022 07:19:28 version 13.10.271.283 (211da63 CY) FWID 01-18f4ac2
Driver Version:
Backported Linux Version v5.10.9-2022_0321-0-ga0971bc0b123

 

We found that the DFS channel support for US country is currently disabled in the latest release where as it was working in the older release.

Old release:

root@SAMA5D2C3:~# wl ver
1.21 RC0.0
wl0: Dec 13 2019 03:35:44 version 13.10.271.227 (6ca6a80) FWID 01-396d897 tws:GENR.3.1.2
root@SAMA5D2C3:~# wl country
US (US/0) UNITED STATES
root@SAMA5D2C3:~# wl channels
36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 100 104 108 112 116 120 124 128 132 136 140 144 149 153 157 161 165
root@SAMA5D2C3:~# wl chan_info
Channel 36 A Band
Channel 40 A Band
Channel 44 A Band
Channel 48 A Band
Channel 52 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 56 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 60 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 64 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 100 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 104 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 108 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 112 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 116 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 120 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 124 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 128 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 132 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 136 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 140 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 144 A Band, RADAR Sensitive
Channel 149 A Band
Channel 153 A Band
Channel 157 A Band
Channel 161 A Band
Channel 165 A Band
root@SAMA5D2C3:~#

 

New Release:

root@SAMA5D2C3:/etc/broadcom/wifi# wl country
US (US/0) UNITED STATES
root@SAMA5D2C3:/etc/broadcom/wifi# wl channels
36 40 44 48 149 153 157 161 165
root@SAMA5D2C3:/etc/broadcom/wifi# wl chan_info
Channel 36 A Band
Channel 40 A Band
Channel 44 A Band
Channel 48 A Band
Channel 149 A Band
Channel 153 A Band
Channel 157 A Band
Channel 161 A Band
Channel 165 A Band

 

Using the old clm_blob file is working fine with the new release. Can you please let us know how to reenable DFS channels and any other parameters in the new release?

@raks_99 

Regards,

Rupesh

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YashM
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Hi

Yes, the current FMAC release blobs don't have DFS channels.

You can use the old blob with the new release as well.

Thanks

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YashM
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Hi

Yes, the current FMAC release blobs don't have DFS channels.

You can use the old blob with the new release as well.

Thanks

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