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    SubjectRe: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"
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    On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 07:34 +1000, Grant Coady wrote:
    > On Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:42:37 +0100, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:
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    > >On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 16:39 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
    > >> Firmware loading is just a matter of copying the file at the correct
    > >> location (ie /lib/firmware) and with the name the fw loader expects.
    > >> mkinitrd should do it correctly.
    > >> But I wasn't aware that the tg3 has external firmware, so I doubt
    > >> we have any rpm for it.
    > >
    > >It doesn't yet; that patch is in linux-next. The firmware is shipped as
    > >part of the kernel source tree, and you currently need to run 'make
    > >firmware_install' to put it in /lib/firmware, although we're looking at
    > >making that easier because apparently having to run 'make
    > >firmware_install' is too hard...
    >
    > Oh come on now -- not a case of too hard, it's a case of breaking _all_
    > existing kernel build scripts.

    It's done as part of 'make modules_install' now anyway.

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    dwmw2



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