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From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@kernel.org>
To: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
Cc: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@kernel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/6] firmware_loader: cleanups for v4.18
Date: Fri, 4 May 2018 19:58:35 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180504195835.GU27853@wotan.suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m3lgczcjt7.fsf@pm.waw.pl>

On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 09:17:08PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@kernel.org> writes:
> 
> >   * CONFIG_WANXL --> CONFIG_WANXL_BUILD_FIRMWARE
> >   * CONFIG_SCSI_AIC79XX --> CONFIG_AIC79XX_BUILD_FIRMWARE
> >
> > To this day both of these drivers are building driver *firmwares* when
> > the option CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is disabled, and they don't
> > even make use of the firmware API at all.
> 
> Don't know for sure about Adaptec, but wanXL firmware fits every
> definition of "stable". BTW it's a 1997 or so early PCI card, built
> around the PLX PCI9060 bus mastering PCI bridge and Motorola 68360
> (the original QUICC) processor. Maximum bit rate of 2 Mb/s on each sync
> serial port.

So we can nuke CONFIG_WANXL_BUILD_FIRMWARE now?

> It's more about delivering the .S source for the firmware, I guess.
> Nobody is expected to build it. The fw is about 2.5 KB and is directly
> linked with the driver.

:P Future work I guess would be to just use the firmware API and stuff
it into linux-firmware?

  Luis

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-04 19:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-04 17:43 Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 1/6] firmware: wrap FW_OPT_* into an enum Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 2/6] firmware: use () to terminate kernel-doc function names Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 3/6] firmware: rename fw_sysfs_fallback to firmware_fallback_sysfs() Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 4/6] firmware_loader: document firmware_sysfs_fallback() Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 5/6] firmware_loader: enhance Kconfig documentation over FW_LOADER Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 17:43 ` [PATCH v5 6/6] firmware_loader: move kconfig FW_LOADER entries to its own file Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-04 19:17 ` [PATCH v5 0/6] firmware_loader: cleanups for v4.18 Krzysztof Halasa
2018-05-04 19:58   ` Luis R. Rodriguez [this message]
2018-05-05 20:26     ` Krzysztof Halasa
2018-05-08 15:24 ` Luis R. Rodriguez

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