[mythtv-users] OT: Recommended Wi-Fi NIC for Linux

Roland Ernst rcrernst at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 19:04:46 UTC 2024


On Mon, Jan 29, 2024 at 7:32 PM Will Dormann <wdormann at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/29/24 11:50 AM, Mike Perkins wrote:
> > This is your problem:
> >
> > iwlwifi 0000:01:00.0: Microcode SW error detected. Restarting 0x0.
> >
> > Looks like you have out-of-date or incompatible microcode. I'd
> > investigate there first.
>
>
> Ok, I'll admit that I'm a touch confused. What leads you to believe that
> the microcode is out of date?  The firmware load line in dmesg is:
>
> loaded firmware version 83.e8f84e98.0 ty-a0-gf-a0-83.ucode op_mode iwlmvm
>
> Isn't the firmware version a factor of the kernel being used?  In my
> case, 6.5.0.  And if so, wouldn't that imply that you don't just choose
> or change firmware versions unilaterally?
>
>
> The "Microcode SW error detected" is one example of Wi-Fi trouble in the
> system logs.  Other occasional signs of trouble include:
> iwlwifi 0000:01:00.0: Unhandled alg: 0x707
> iwlwifi 0000:01:00.0: WRT: Invalid buffer destination
>
>
>
> -WD
>
>
Is the backend always on?
Do you use suspend / wake on RTC / wakeonlan ?
In the latter case, it could be a power supply issue ( +5V standby ) which
also caused issues on my side.

Roland
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/attachments/20240129/69d86188/attachment.htm>


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list