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SubjectRe: [v2 2/2] fpga: Add support for Lattice iCE40 FPGAs
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Hi Alan

> Yes! I have submitted patches for doing exactly that. About to
> submit v21. Here's patch 1 of v20:
>
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9379859/

That's really cool. I hope it gets accepted.




>> and/or if there were any patches for loading
>> firmware from userspace - something like this: "cat firmware.bin >
>> /dev/fpga0"?
>
> We discussed doing a char driver interface. That's where all this
> started. It met with lots of resistance.
>

Yeah I saw some slides about it. Personally I don't care too much about
the character device thing. It could be something in sysfs - anything
that allows the user to inject firmware firmware from user-space.


Joel

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