Re: [iwlwifi] status for stable/13

From: Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 00:00:20 UTC
On Mon, 29 Nov 2021, wrote:


> On 2021-11-27 I updated stable/13 and tried to apply the setup script which
> is supposed to patch the kernel source to make this new driver work. However,
> this operation was unsucessful:
> The iwlwifi wiki was updated in the meantime with this note:
>> 2021-11-28 The driver and firmware went into HEAD (detached from build)

Also earlier today:

Q: Your latest snapshot no longer applies. What shall I do?
A: We are working on getting all parts into the tree currently.
    Please be patient for a few more days.

> My question: As of today, what is the correct way to get the iwlwifi driver
> onto a stable/13 system?

There is a hard way resolving the conflicts yourself but read on.

>  As per my understaning, HEAD would correspond to
> -CURRENT which would mean that stable/13 doesn't (yet) have these changes. Will
> these MFCs show up in the next few days?

Yes.  For appropriate values of "few".

My hope is to have everything in main/HEAD/-CURRENT before the end of
this week.

stable/13 will likely get things officially within 14 days of that but once
it is all in HEAD I may just publish a script for the mean time which will
git cherry-pick the changes needed for stable/13 as the amount of people
asking for 13 is quite large.  So you won't have to wait for the 14
days for the MFC to happen.

Hope that helps,

Bjoern A. Zeeb                                                     r15:7