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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] firmware: allow firmware files to be built into kernel image
David Woodhouse wrote:
> --- a/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h
> +++ b/include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h
> + /* Built-in firmware blobs */ \
> + .builtin_fw : AT(ADDR(.builtin_fw) - LOAD_OFFSET) { \
> + VMLINUX_SYMBOL(__start_builtin_fw) = .; \
> + *(.builtin_fw) \
> + VMLINUX_SYMBOL(__end_builtin_fw) = .; \
> + } \
> + \

Most drivers, when built as a module, would want their firmware images
to be in the module and not in the kernel image.

This would require some (un)register_builtint_firmware() function.


Regards,
Clemens


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