[PATCH 6/9] firmware: print firmware name on fallback path

Kalle Valo kvalo at codeaurora.org
Sat May 12 01:03:52 PDT 2018

(sorry for the delay, this got buried in my inbox)

"Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof at kernel.org> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 04:12:02PM -0400, Andres Rodriguez wrote:
>> Previously, one could assume the firmware name from the preceding
>> message: "Direct firmware load for {name} failed with error %d".
>> However, with the new firmware_request_nowarn() entrypoint, the message
>> outlined above will not always be printed.
> I though the whole point was to not print an error message. What if
> we want later to disable this error message? This would prove a bit
> pointless.
> Let's discuss the exact semantics desired here. Why would only the
> fallback be desirable here?
> Andres, Kalle?

So from ath10k point of view we do not want to have any messages printed
when calling firmware_request_nowarn(). The warnings get users really
confused when ath10k is checking if an optional firmware file is
available or not.

Kalle Valo

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