unable to write flashrom, functionality broken?
mb at bu3sch.de
Fri Feb 4 06:20:55 EST 2011
On Thu, 2011-02-03 at 22:14 -0500, Dale Walsh wrote:
> I see so if I can compile the ssb-sprom program I am able to perform
> "flashing" of SPROM's on various Broadcom based wireless cards
> without doing anything else, not likely since the kernel may not have
> the required support or functionality.
> A kernel compiled without the included dependancies and features
> doesn't support it and the linux based OS I am familiar with doesn't
> require rebuilding the kernel to add support or functionality to do
> anything but is not compatible with the the general linux
> distributions drivers.
> My opinion is that there shouldn't be any dependent code in the
> kernel to perform these flashing tasks.
> Finding all the code that relates to the Broadcom wireless device and
> it's functionality should be inclusive in the b43 code, having to
> look outside this code to find code that performs the flashing makes
> no sense and the use of nested abstraction layers and code buried in
> structs for functionality only makes it difficult for a person not
> familiar with the code base to locate anything and my opinion is
> there should be no need to look outside the b43 code.
Wow, it's really funny to read your mail.
That stuff is so clueless and ridiculous... You must be the
I do actually remember why I put you into my mailfilters back in 2008.
I did one mistake, however. I later reinstalled the machine and did
not put the filters back.
To say once again what I already said in 2008:
We are not your personal support army for your questionable business.
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