iwm7265 device no longer working after 7265D firmware added in r314079

Jonathan Anderson jonathan at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 20 12:25:51 UTC 2017

On 20 Mar 2017, at 9:41, Ben Woods wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have been successfully using the iwm(4) driver with my Intel 7265
> wireless card on FreeBSD-current for some time now, but with the 
> recent
> update I applied the other day it has stopped working.
> I upgraded my FreeBSD 12-current:
> From: r313908
> To: r315466
> I suspect the issue was introduced with the addition of the 7265D 
> firmware
> in r314079.
> My dmesg output now shows:
> iwm0: <Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC 7265> mem 0xf7200000-0xf7201fff 
> at
> device 0.0 on pci2
> iwm7265Dfw: root not mounted yet, no way to load image
> iwm0: could not read firmware iwm7265Dfw (error 0)
> iwm0: Failed to start INIT ucode: 35
> Note that I do have the file /boot/kernel/iwm7265Dfw.ko (as well as 
> others
> for 7260, 7265, 8000C, 3160).
> Any ideas what I can do to get my wireless back please?
> Regards,
> Ben


Do you have something like `iwm7265fw_load="YES"` in 
`/boot/loader.conf`? I needed to change `iwm7265fw` to `iwm7265Dfw` when 
the new firmware came in, then everything seemed to work...

Jonathan Anderson
jonathan at FreeBSD.org

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