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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 <dwmw2@infradead.org> 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.

MK_FW firmware/tigon/tg3.bin.gen.S
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `firmware/tigon/tg3.bin', needed
by `firmware/tigon/tg3.bin.gen.o'. Stop.
make: *** [firmware] Error 2

YH


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