[meta-ti] TI wirelesl WL18xx drivers

Yurii aka.pavlya at gmail.com
Sat May 28 16:31:36 PDT 2016

Hi all,

Could you say me did you start wl18xx?
I face with this module too.

Best regards
> Hi again,
> On 12/12/2014 11:27 AM, Kalle Komierowski wrote:
> >/Hi Liviu, />//>/Thanks for the quick reply. />/I am using Yocto YP Core - Dizzy 1.7 />/<https://www.yoctoproject.org/downloads/core/dizzy17>, the latest. />/I could of had specified a bit better what I've done but I was a bit />/too eager in my last email. />/I started by changing these settings compared to the standard />/Beaglebone kernel: />//>/+CONFIG_WL_TI=y />/+# CONFIG_WL1251 is not set />/+# CONFIG_WL12XX is not set />/+CONFIG_WL18XX=m />/+CONFIG_WLCORE=m />/+# CONFIG_WLCORE_SPI is not set />/+CONFIG_WLCORE_SDIO=m />/+CONFIG_WILINK_PLATFORM_DATA=y />//>/I got the modules in my /build/tmp/deploy/images/beaglebone />/modules-beaglebone.tgz />//>/When I started my beaglebone I tried lsmod but couldn't see the them />/so I tried to modprobe them in but failed. />//>/I'm not sitting at my board now so unfortunately I can't say exactly />/what the error was but when I googled I saw somebody that also needed />/the compat module. So I figured I could add it to my image. />//>/Well anyway, so if I continue on my first track, fixing the kernel />/config to include WL18xx, do you have a recommendation on what I could />/do next? /I don't have any recommendations regarding the configuration of WL18XX
> yet, since we are currently in the process of getting WL18xx up as well
> :/), on a board similar to BeagleBone (am335x), on kernel-3.14. />//>/Again, thanks, />/BR />/Kalle />//>//>/On December 12, 2014, Liviu Gheorghisan <liviu.gheorghisan at enea.com 
> <https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/meta-ti>> />/wrote: />//>>/Hello Kalle, />>//>>/Starting with kernel-3.12, the wl18xx drivers are in-tree, so there />>/is no need any more for a yocto/oe layer to support them. You just />>/need to activate the required kernel configs in order to have them 
> built. />>//>>/Google a little for CONFIG_WL18XX and its dependencies. />>//>>//>>/On 12/12/2014 09:44 AM, Kalle Komierowski wrote: />>//>>/Hi all, />>//>>/I'm new to this list, and new to Yocto. />>/I am about use the TI WL18xx wifi together with Beaglebone. I've />>/seen that the older WL12xx drivers are present. />>/I included the />>/meta-openembedded/meta-oe/recipes-kernel/compat-wireless />>/layer/recipe but compat-wireless fails when compiling (maybe a />>/question something for the meta-oe mailing list) />>//>>/I have two questions: />>/1. Is there ongoing work to support the WL18xx drivers in a />>/yocto/oe layer? (if yes, when will they be available?) />>/2. Should this work be done in meta-ti or the />>/meta-oe/compat-wireless? />>//>>/Thanks for your time. />>//>>//>>/BR />>/-Kalle Komierowski />>//>>//>>//>>/-- />>/Liviu Gheorghisan />>/Software Engineer />>//>>/http://www.enea.com /
> -- 
> Liviu Gheorghisan

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