[PATCH v3 1/5] bcm53xx: Fix kernel v6.1 config

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Mon Aug 28 00:26:15 PDT 2023

On Mon, Aug 28, 2023 at 8:10 AM Rafał Miłecki <zajec5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19.06.2023 08:36, Linus Walleij wrote:
> > The v6.1 kernel does not build for me, building with -j1 V=s
> > reveals that it is prompting for a kernel config option.
> > I also needed to add CONFIG_MTD_SPLIT_FIRMWARE for splitting
> > to work.
> >
> > This make the v6.1 config work nicely as a baseline for my
> > DIR-890L patches.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>
> I've dropped MTD_SPLIT_FIRMWARE for bcm53xx years ago in the commit
> d3381b5a6401 ("bcm53xx: request Seama parser on DIR-885L directly").
> Is is really needed? Can you explain why? What device needs that
> semi-guess-based splitting of the "firmware" partition?

Just skip it for now, it was probably just a mistake during development.
I bet it works fine just like this.

Thanks for looking into this!

Linus Walleij

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