Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 30) works only partially

Bug #1634681 reported by mrl586 on 2016-10-18
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-firmware (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

It seems that working WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK support is still missing from ath10k driver, but unsecure connection (without any WEP/WPA) works very well with QCA9377.

Description: Ubuntu 16.10
Release: 16.10

linux-firmware:
  Asennettu: 1.161
  Ehdokas: 1.161
  Versiotaulukko:
 *** 1.161 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu yakkety/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu yakkety/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
Package: linux-firmware 1.161
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-22.24-generic 4.8.0
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Wed Oct 19 01:35:13 2016
Dependencies:

InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-10-18 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Release amd64 (20161012.2)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: linux-firmware
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

mrl586 (mrl586) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Igor Lopez (igor-lopez) wrote :

This bug affects me to on Asus Eeebok running Lubuntu 16.10 with:
Uname: 4.8.0-26-generic #28-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 18 14:39:52 UTC 2016 x86_6
lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 30)
lshw:
   förmågor: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
   konfiguration: broadcast=yes
                  driver=ath10k_pci driverversion=4.8.0-26-generic
                  firmware=WLAN.TF.1.0-00267-1
                  latency=0
                  link=no
                  multicast=yes
                  wireless=IEEE 802.11
   resurser: irq:314 memory:91200000-913fffff

Turning off security (Open wifi) no problem connecting to router.

Igor Lopez (igor-lopez) wrote :

Important update.
This bug was in my case related to the router (D-Link DIR-655)
With a new router it works flawlessly.

mrl586 (mrl586) wrote :

It seems that only up-to-date router hardware and/or software are supported not any older router hardware or software.

Example: WPA2 connection to Android 5.1.1 wifi hotpoint works normally. But handshake with Android 4.2.2 device is always unsuccessful with QCA9377 chip.

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