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From: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
To: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@kernel.org>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/6] firmware_loader: cleanups for v4.18
Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 21:17:08 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m3lgczcjt7.fsf@pm.waw.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180504174356.13227-1-mcgrof@kernel.org> (Luis R. Rodriguez's message of "Fri, 4 May 2018 10:43:49 -0700")

"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.

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.
-- 
Krzysztof Halasa

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-04 19:17 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 ` Krzysztof Halasa [this message]
2018-05-04 19:58   ` [PATCH v5 0/6] firmware_loader: cleanups for v4.18 Luis R. Rodriguez
2018-05-05 20:26     ` Krzysztof Halasa
2018-05-08 15:24 ` Luis R. Rodriguez

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