Bug 1934761 - linux-firmware-20210208-117.fc33 breaks WiFi on Raspberry Pi 4
Summary: linux-firmware-20210208-117.fc33 breaks WiFi on Raspberry Pi 4
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: linux-firmware
Version: 33
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Woodhouse
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: AcceptedFreezeException
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Blocks: F34BetaFreezeException
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Reported: 2021-03-03 19:16 UTC by Benjamin Masse
Modified: 2021-03-12 01:36 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version: linux-firmware-20210208-118.fc34
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Last Closed: 2021-03-12 01:36:04 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Benjamin Masse 2021-03-03 19:16:02 UTC
Description of problem:
latest firmware breaks WiFi connectivity on Raspberry Pi 4

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to linux-firmware-20210208-117.fc33 
2. Reboot

Actual results:
WiFi no longer available

Expected results:
WiFi connectivity preserved

Additional info:
Reproducible with kernel-5.10.x as well as with kernel-5.11.2-300.fc34 (pulled with koji)
Downgrade of linux-firmware restores WiFi connectivity.

Comment 1 Peter Robinson 2021-03-04 22:11:28 UTC
Fix landed upstream

Comment 2 Fedora Blocker Bugs Application 2021-03-04 22:12:53 UTC
Proposed as a Freeze Exception for 34-beta by Fedora user pbrobinson using the blocker tracking app because:

 WiFI has regressed on some variants of the Raspberry Pi 4 series of devices.

Comment 3 Adam Williamson 2021-03-05 22:17:27 UTC
+3 in https://pagure.io/fedora-qa/blocker-review/issue/282 , marking accepted.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2021-03-08 19:46:55 UTC
FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 34. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1

Comment 5 Benjamin Masse 2021-03-09 09:48:23 UTC
Happy to report that linux-firmware-20210208-118.fc33 currently in testing restored the WiFi connectivity on my Raspberry Pi 4B 4G.

Thanks to upstream and P.B. Robinson

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2021-03-09 22:46:12 UTC
FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1 has been pushed to the Fedora 34 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1`
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1

See also https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2021-03-12 01:36:04 UTC
FEDORA-2021-aa6daa4fd1 has been pushed to the Fedora 34 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

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