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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Staging: rtl8712: Switch from large inline firmware file to use the firmware interface
On 02/02/2011 03:13 AM, Mark Einon wrote:
> Hi Larry,
>
> I don't think these patches are equivalent, could you explain what
> you mean? I can't find an equivalent use of request_firmware() in the
> driver prior to this patch, or from the Jan 14 changes.

---
Here is patch 3 of 4:

Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
---
drivers/staging/rtl8712/TODO | 2 --
drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c | 22 +++++++++++++++++-----
2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8712/TODO b/drivers/staging/rtl8712/TODO
index 2aa5deb..d8dfe5b 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8712/TODO
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8712/TODO
@@ -3,8 +3,6 @@ TODO:
- switch to use LIB80211
- switch to use MAC80211
- checkpatch.pl fixes - only a few remain
-- switch from large inline firmware file to use the firmware interface
- and add the file to the linux-firmware package.

Please send any patches to Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@kroah.com>,
Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net> and
diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c
index 84be383..52ab2d5 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c
@@ -31,7 +31,6 @@
#include "osdep_service.h"
#include "drv_types.h"
#include "rtl871x_byteorder.h"
-#include "farray.h"
#include "usb_osintf.h"

#define FWBUFF_ALIGN_SZ 512
@@ -40,11 +39,24 @@
static u32 rtl871x_open_fw(struct _adapter *padapter, void **pphfwfile_hdl,
const u8 **ppmappedfw)
{
- u32 len;
+ int rc;
+ const char firmware_file[] = "rtl8712u/rtl8712u.bin";
+ const struct firmware **praw = (const struct firmware **)
+ (pphfwfile_hdl);
+ struct dvobj_priv *pdvobjpriv = (struct dvobj_priv *)
+ (&padapter->dvobjpriv);
+ struct usb_device *pusbdev = pdvobjpriv->pusbdev;

- *ppmappedfw = f_array;
- len = sizeof(f_array);
- return len;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "r8712u: Loading firmware from \"%s\"\n",
+ firmware_file);
+ rc = request_firmware(praw, firmware_file, &pusbdev->dev);
+ if (rc < 0) {
+ printk(KERN_ERR "r8712u: Unable to load firmware\n");
+ printk(KERN_ERR "r8712u: Install latest linux-firmware\n");
+ return 0;
+ }
+ *ppmappedfw = (u8 *)((*praw)->data);
+ return (*praw)->size;
}

static void fill_fwpriv(struct _adapter *padapter, struct fw_priv *pfwpriv)
-- 1.7.1
The large farray.h is deleted in 4 of 4:

drivers/staging/rtl8712/Kconfig | 1 +
drivers/staging/rtl8712/farray.h |10197 ------------------------------------
drivers/staging/rtl8712/hal_init.c | 3 +-
3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 10198 deletions(-)
delete mode 100644 drivers/staging/rtl8712/farray.h

Note that inclusion of the "git rm" command with git generating the patch avoids
spamming the list with the 10,198 lines that were deleted.

Larry


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