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    SubjectRe: [GIT *] Allow request_firmware() to be satisfied from in-kernel, use it in more drivers.
    On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:23 PM, David Woodhouse <> wrote:
    > On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 16:53 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
    >> so after this patchset, if i put qllogic fw in firmware/, that fw will
    >> work or not...
    > The qlogic driver already uses request_firmware(), like most modern
    > drivers do. If you want to include that firmware in your kernel image
    > (assuming it's in /lib/firmware already), do something like this:
    > CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="ql2500_fw.bin"
    > CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR=/lib/firmware
    > Then it'll find that firmware file and pull it in to your kernel, and
    > you can set CONFIG_SCSI_QLA_FC=y and expect it to work. Select the right
    > firmware for your device, of course.

    CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="ql2100_fw.bin ql2300_fw.bin ql2400_fw.bin
    ql2200_fw.bin ql2322_fw.bin ql2500_fw.bin"

    make[1]: *** No rule to make target
    `include/config/builtin/firmware/dir.h', needed by
    `firmware/ql2100_fw.bin.gen.S'. Stop.
    make: *** [firmware] Error 2


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