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From: Joonas Lahtinen <joonas.lahtinen@linux.intel.com>
To: "Srivatsa, Anusha" <anusha.srivatsa@intel.com>,
	Ian W MORRISON <ianwmorrison@gmail.com>,
	Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@linux.intel.com>
Cc: "Vivi, Rodrigo" <rodrigo.vivi@intel.com>,
	"Wajdeczko, Michal" <Michal.Wajdeczko@intel.com>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"airlied@linux.ie" <airlied@linux.ie>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"stable@vger.kernel.org" <stable@vger.kernel.org>,
	"intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org"
	<intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	"dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org"
	<dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>
Subject: RE: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for Geminilake
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:14:41 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <152397448099.13647.3490065625139821046@jlahtine-desk.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r2nefbnn.fsf@intel.com>

Quoting Jani Nikula (2018-04-17 12:02:52)
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2018, "Srivatsa, Anusha" <anusha.srivatsa@intel.com> wrote:
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Jani Nikula [mailto:jani.nikula@linux.intel.com]
> >>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:27 AM
> >>To: Ian W MORRISON <ianwmorrison@gmail.com>
> >>Cc: Vivi, Rodrigo <rodrigo.vivi@intel.com>; Srivatsa, Anusha
> >><anusha.srivatsa@intel.com>; Wajdeczko, Michal
> >><Michal.Wajdeczko@intel.com>; Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>;
> >>airlied@linux.ie; joonas.lahtinen@linux.intel.com; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
> >>stable@vger.kernel.org; intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org; dri-
> >>devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> >>Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for
> >>Geminilake
> >>
> >>On Wed, 11 Apr 2018, Ian W MORRISON <ianwmorrison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> <snip>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> NAK on indiscriminate Cc: stable. There are zero guarantees that
> >>>> older kernels will work with whatever firmware you throw at them.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> I included 'Cc: stable' so the patch would get added to the v4.16 and
> >>> v4.15 kernels which I have tested with the patch. I found that earlier
> >>> kernels didn't support the 'linux-firmware' package required to get
> >>> wifi working on Intel's new Gemini Lake NUC.
> >>
> >>You realize that this patch should have nothing to do with wifi?
> >>
> >>Rodrigo, Anusha, if you think Cc: stable is appropriate, please indicate the specific
> >>versions of stable it is appropriate for.
> >
> > Hi Jani,
> >
> > The stable kernel version is 4.12 and beyond.
> > It is appropriate to add the CC: stable in my opinion
> 
> Who tested the firmware with v4.12 and later? We only have the CI
> results against *current* drm-tip. We don't even know about v4.16.
> 
> I'm not going to ack and take responsibility for the stable backports
> unless someone actually comes forward with credible Tested-bys.

And even then, some distros will be surprised of the new MODULE_FIRMWARE
and will need to update the linux-firmware package, too.

Regards, Joonas

> 
> BR,
> Jani.
> 
> 
> >
> > Anusha
> >>BR,
> >>Jani.
> >>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> PS. How is this a "RESEND"? I haven't seen this before.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> It is a 'RESEND' for that very reason. I initially sent the patch to
> >>> the same people as a similar patch
> >>> (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10143637/) however after realising
> >>> this omitted required addresses I added them and resent the patch.
> >>>
> >>> Best regards,
> >>> Ian
> >>
> >>--
> >>Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center
> 
> -- 
> Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-17 14:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-11  4:42 ianwmorrison
2018-04-11  9:24 ` Jani Nikula
2018-04-11 10:41   ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-11 12:27     ` Jani Nikula
2018-04-11 13:04       ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-16 22:47       ` Srivatsa, Anusha
2018-04-17  9:02         ` Jani Nikula
2018-04-17 14:14           ` Joonas Lahtinen [this message]
2018-04-20  5:47             ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-20  7:50               ` Jani Nikula
2018-04-20  8:25                 ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-20 18:03           ` Rodrigo Vivi
2018-04-20 18:30             ` Srivatsa, Anusha
2018-04-21  1:22               ` Botello Ortega, Luis
2018-04-21 22:46                 ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-25 23:15                   ` Ian W MORRISON
2018-04-27  9:20                     ` Jani Nikula
2018-04-30  7:58                       ` Joonas Lahtinen

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