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SubjectRE: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for Geminilake

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jani Nikula []
>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:27 AM
>To: Ian W MORRISON <>
>Cc: Vivi, Rodrigo <>; Srivatsa, Anusha
><>; Wajdeczko, Michal
><>; Greg KH <>;
>;; dri-
>Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH 1/1] drm/i915/glk: Add MODULE_FIRMWARE for
>On Wed, 11 Apr 2018, Ian W MORRISON <> 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

>>> 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
>> ( 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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