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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 6/6] ARM: tegra_defconfig: Enable options useful for Nexus 7 and Acer A500
On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 12:38 PM Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 07.04.2020 13:08, Thierry Reding пишет:
> > On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 10:41:10PM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> >> Enable several drivers for hardware that is found on Nexus 7 and Acer A500
> >> tablet devices. Please note that some drivers may require firmware files
> >> extracted from original Android image.
> >>
> >> Link: https://github.com/digetx/linux-firmware
> >
> > What's the license for these files?
>
> It's either GPL (like touchscreen config) or something else
> redistributeable.
>
> > Can they be made available through the official linux-firmware repository?
>
> Yes, but I don't know yet for sure whether it's really needed for all
> firmware files.
>
> For example, the T30 Broadcom WiFi doesn't work using stock
> linux-firmware, it's on my to-do list to try to figure out why.

I've encountered the same issue on the Ouya, only the original
firmware that came with it will work with the chip. (AW-NH660)
I wonder if it's an azurewave quirk.

I've also noticed the Ouya specific configuration txt file seems a lot
more involved than the standard brcm configs.

>
> While Bluetooth FW seems to be reusable be many different devices,
> although (AFAIK) nobody cared to upstream it to the linux-firmware.

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