Linux 5.8 / ath11k support

How much work is it to use a newer kernel with VyOS?

I would like to use an 802.11ax card with the ath11k driver.

Cheers ~ Devin

Hello @akvadrako, we can’t use kernel 5.8 for several dependency reasons, like Intel QAT, I hope Intel solve this in the future, but you can build and install a new kernel by yourself. Look how it doing CI https://github.com/vyos/vyos-build/blob/current/packages/linux-kernel/build-kernel.sh

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I see, and ticket T2843.

So if I do it myself, and I don’t need QAT, things should work fine?

I think yes, but do not forget to build intel ixgbe/igb if you need it.