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0003175Kali Linux[All Projects] Feature Requestspublic2017-04-12 06:21
Assigned Tosbrun 
Product Version2016.1 
Target Version2016.2Fixed in Version2016.2 
Summary0003175: Missing firmware iwlwifi-7260-17.ucode
DescriptionHi there!

New HP Pavilion Netbooks (with Touchscreen and Tablet function) is missing the firmware "iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode", if you could add it it would be awesome.

There are also problems with the Network-Manager, but installing Wicd is the solution for the fix. More information regarding this problem to be announced.

Additional InformationMore information will be added shortly (need more debugging!)
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kimocoder (reporter)

This is VERY similar to what i experience.. take a look @ https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic.php?id=1289


rhertzog (administrator)

Pinged the Debian kernel maintainer about this missing firmware. Hopefully there will be an update soon.


JonnyRobot (reporter)

Last edited: 2016-04-26 00:18

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I also experience this when trying to install Kali. It asks for iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode which I cannot find for a download anywhere.

Setup on Detecting network hardware stops and reports:
The missing firmware files are: iwlwifi-3410-17.ucode

Seems the latest ucode for 3160 is -16. I'm able to ignore and install, and the wireless works, except there is no packet injection support. Not sure if that is Kali issue or Driver issue though.


rhertzog (administrator)

Bug on the Debian side is https://bugs.debian.org/808792

The firmware has been very recently added to linux-firmware.git:


rhertzog (administrator)

We just uploaded firmware-nonfree 20160712-0kali1 with the new firmware.

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-03-20 04:12 kimocoder New Issue
2016-03-20 04:17 kimocoder Note Added: 0004997
2016-03-31 14:54 rhertzog Note Added: 0005061
2016-03-31 14:54 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2016-03-31 14:54 rhertzog Status new => confirmed
2016-04-26 00:14 JonnyRobot Note Added: 0005162
2016-04-26 00:18 JonnyRobot Note Edited: 0005162 View Revisions
2016-07-11 08:58 rhertzog Priority normal => high
2016-07-11 08:58 rhertzog Status confirmed => assigned
2016-07-11 08:58 rhertzog Target Version => 2016.2
2016-07-11 08:58 rhertzog Summary WiFi problems + Missing firmware => Missing firmware iwlwifi-7260-17.ucode
2016-07-12 07:12 rhertzog Note Added: 0005529
2016-07-12 07:15 rhertzog Assigned To rhertzog => sbrun
2016-07-12 14:47 rhertzog Note Added: 0005532
2016-07-12 14:47 rhertzog Status assigned => resolved
2016-07-12 14:47 rhertzog Fixed in Version => 2016.2
2016-07-12 14:47 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed
+Issue History