[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 5/7] linux-firmware: use newer upstream, package brcmfmac-firmware
daniel at makrotopia.org
Thu Jul 30 04:54:24 EDT 2015
thanks for the review!
On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 08:39:20AM +0200, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 30 July 2015 at 08:33, Daniel Golle <daniel at makrotopia.org> wrote:
> > 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/
> And this is why we already have it handled in
Ok, I didn't know that. Sent an updated patch adding brcmfmac-sdio
firmware files there.
> > The blobs needed for BCM43362 were only recently added to
> > linux-firmware, thus the version bump is needed as well.
> Why not bump PKG_LINUX_FIRMWARE_VERSION in
Did so in the updated patch, too.
> You also shouldn't mix quite independent patches in one patchset. It
> makes picking & pushing them more complex as various parts of OpenWrt
> are usually handled by various developers.
The reason why I made this a series is that these patches do somehow
loosely depend on each other and should be applied in that order.
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