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SubjectRE: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for Geminilake
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jani Nikula [mailto:jani.nikula@linux.intel.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:27 AM
>To: Ian W MORRISON <ianwmorrison@gmail.com>
>Cc: Vivi, Rodrigo <rodrigo.vivi@intel.com>; Srivatsa, Anusha
><anusha.srivatsa@intel.com>; Wajdeczko, Michal
><Michal.Wajdeczko@intel.com>; Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>;
>airlied@linux.ie; joonas.lahtinen@linux.intel.com; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
>stable@vger.kernel.org; intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org; dri-
>devel@lists.freedesktop.org
>Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for
>Geminilake
>
>On Wed, 11 Apr 2018, Ian W MORRISON <ianwmorrison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> <snip>
>>
>>>
>>> NAK on indiscriminate Cc: stable. There are zero guarantees that
>>> older kernels will work with whatever firmware you throw at them.
>>>
>>
>> I included 'Cc: stable' so the patch would get added to the v4.16 and
>> v4.15 kernels which I have tested with the patch. I found that earlier
>> kernels didn't support the 'linux-firmware' package required to get
>> wifi working on Intel's new Gemini Lake NUC.
>
>You realize that this patch should have nothing to do with wifi?
>
>Rodrigo, Anusha, if you think Cc: stable is appropriate, please indicate the specific
>versions of stable it is appropriate for.

Hi Jani,

The stable kernel version is 4.12 and beyond.
It is appropriate to add the CC: stable in my opinion

Anusha
>BR,
>Jani.
>
>>
>>>
>>> PS. How is this a "RESEND"? I haven't seen this before.
>>>
>>
>> It is a 'RESEND' for that very reason. I initially sent the patch to
>> the same people as a similar patch
>> (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10143637/) however after realising
>> this omitted required addresses I added them and resent the patch.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Ian
>
>--
>Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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