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Date:	Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:42:08 -0500
From:	Larry Finger <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Johannes Berg <>,
	Emmanuel Grumbach <>
CC:	Intel Linux Wireless <>,
	"John W. Linville" <>,
	Linux Wireless List <>,
	Network Development <>
Subject: Re: Intel wireless microcode problem..

On 08/14/2014 10:05 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ok, so it seems the current merge window introduces some horrid intel
> microcode problem, because I don't seem to see this with 3.16. But
> maybe that's just happenstance.
> Any ideas? This fills up all the logs etc.
>                       Linus


There is a new firmware that seems to help the problem. You can get it from
Emmanuel's git clone. As he wrote earlier


We released an experimental firmware for 3160 / 7260 / 7265.

It is available from my linux-firmware.git clone:


We had an issue with the version number in this stream, so I can't release it
officially, nor can I send a pull request to integrate it to linux-firmware.git.
I am working with the firmware team to fix the version issue.
I still would be glad to have more testing on this firmware, so any feedback
would be greatly appreciated.
It has gone through our regular testing cycles, but "field" feedback is always

Thanks in advance to anyone who will test it.

New (temporary) version number:



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