[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 5/7] linux-firmware: use newer upstream, package brcmfmac-firmware

Daniel Golle daniel at makrotopia.org
Thu Jul 30 02:33:27 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 05:55:02AM +0200, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 30 July 2015 at 03:52, Daniel Golle <daniel at makrotopia.org> wrote:
> > Add new brcmfmac-firmware package.
> > (Firmware blobs for BCM43362 were added upstream recently)
> > PKG_MIRROR_MD5SUM should be re-added once the newer file is available
> > on OpenWrt's mirror.
> You need to describe it better. What's the point of this if we already have
> KernelPackage/brcmfmac
> ?

KernelPackage/brcmfmac contains the cfg80211 driver which needs
binary firmware blobs to be present in /lib/firmware/brcm/

The blobs needed for BCM43362 were only recently added to
linux-firmware, thus the version bump is needed as well.
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