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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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