Advisories ยป MGAA-2021-0040

Updated kernel-firmware-nonfree packages improve hardware compatibility

Publication date: 12 Mar 2021
Type: bugfix
Affected Mageia releases : 7 , 8


kernel-firmware-nonfree update in MGASA-2021-0103 and MGASA-2021-0104
caused wifi to stop working on Raspberry Pi 4B. This update fixes the
NVRAM file so it starts working again. It also adds or updates the
following firmwares:

* kernel-firmware-nonfree:
  - brcm: add missing symlink for BananaPi M3
  - brcm: Add symlink for BananaPi M2 to brcmfmac43430-sdio config
  - brcm: Fix Raspberry Pi 4B NVRAM file
  - mediatek: add frimware for mediatek bluetooth chip (MT7921)
  - Mellanox: Add new mlxsw_spectrum firmware xx.2008.2406
  - silabs: add new firmware for WF200

* iwlwifi-firmware:
  - iwlwifi: update 7265D firmware
  - iwlwifi: update 9000-family firmwares
  - iwlwifi: add new (cc, Qu, QuZ, ty) FWs from core59-66 release
    (api 62, not in use yet)