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wifi card Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 (WiFi)
model: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 (WiFi)(model id: 1833)
possible other names of the device:
Qualcomm NFA435A
Qualcomm Atheros
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
year of commercialization:
tested on:
Debian GNU/Linux 8 jessie
Trisquel 7.0 Belenos
Trisquel 8.0 Flidas
tested with the following kernel libre:
3.13.0-39-lowlatency (trisquel_7_0) (debian_8)
does it work with free software?
free driver used:

The Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 chipset is a combined WiFi (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.1 device (3). This entry covers the WiFi functionality of the device only.

For the embedded Bluetooth controller, see Hon Hai T77H617.20 under Bluetooth devices.

Non-Free Firmware Required

WiFi functionality on this device requires non-free firmware.

Detailed Information
[root@localhost ~]# lspci -nnpk -d 168c:0042
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0042] (rev 31)
[root@localhost ~]# lspci -nnv -d 168c:0042
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 31)
	Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. Device [105b:e0a1]
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 41
	Memory at f0800000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2M]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/8 Maskable+ 64bit-
	Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
	Capabilities: [148] Virtual Channel
	Capabilities: [168] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
	Capabilities: [178] Latency Tolerance Reporting
	Capabilities: [180] L1 PM Substates
	Kernel driver in use: ath10k_pci
[root@localhost ~]# lspci -vmmnn -d 168c:0042
Slot:	03:00.0
Class:	Network controller [0280]
Vendor:	Qualcomm Atheros [168c]
Device:	QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [0042]
SVendor:	Foxconn International, Inc. [105b]
SDevice:	Device [e0a1]
Rev:	31

1. "Wi-Fi Certified Interoperability Certificate WFA61814" (PDF). Wi-Fi Alliance.

2. "Qualcomm Drives 802.11ac 2.0 Ecosystem to Bring Faster Wi-Fi Connectivity to Home Networks, Mobile Devices and Consumer Electronics" (Press Release). Qualcomm.

3. "QCA9377 Chipset". Qualcomm.

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