Re: 8265 / 9560 problems

From: Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 10:55:33 UTC
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On Fri, 8 Apr 2022, Eirik Øverby wrote:

> On Fri, 2022-04-08 at 12:48 +0200, J.R. Oldroyd wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Apr 2022 17:14:26 +0000 (UTC) "Bjoern A. Zeeb" <> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have reports from at least three people saying that atfer the March 27
>>> update associating has become hard and they see firmware crashes.
>>> These were on 8265 / 9560 chipsets.  Some of you tried to gather data
>>> for me as well, testing out patches without a positive outcome.
>>> I've been able to reproduce this in the lap with a freshly installed 8265.
>>> Just wanted to give you that update that I am looking into it.
>>> I hope I'll have a further update soon.
>>> Bjoern
>> I was one of those people reporting this.  I have an 8265.
>> For me, applying Bjoern's rssi patch AND also making sure that iwm does
>> not load first by using in rc.conf:
>> 	devmatch_blacklist="if_iwm.ko"
>> solves the firmware crash and allows iwlwifi to load and associate cleanly
>> on boot.
> I'll be testing this - can you point me to the patch in question (I
> think I missed it..?)

It'll be in main in the next hour or so.  I'll post a cherry-pick line
for people on stable as soon as it is.


Bjoern A. Zeeb                                                     r15:7