[PATCH 1/2] firmware: include drivers/firmware/Kconfig unconditionally
geert at linux-m68k.org
Mon Oct 11 01:42:00 PDT 2021
On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 11:24 AM Paul Menzel <pmenzel at molgen.mpg.de> wrote:
> [Cc: +linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org]
> Am 28.09.21 um 09:50 schrieb Arnd Bergmann:
> > From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> > Compile-testing drivers that require access to a firmware layer
> > fails when that firmware symbol is unavailable. This happened
> > twice this week:
> > - My proposed to change to rework the QCOM_SCM firmware symbol
> > broke on ppc64 and others.
> > - The cs_dsp firmware patch added device specific firmware loader
> > into drivers/firmware, which broke on the same set of
> > architectures.
> > We should probably do the same thing for other subsystems as well,
> > but fix this one first as this is a dependency for other patches
> > getting merged.
> With this change, I have the new entries below in my .config:
> $ diff -u .config.old .config
> --- .config.old 2021-10-07 11:38:39.544000000 +0200
> +++ .config 2021-10-09 10:02:03.156000000 +0200
> @@ -1992,6 +1992,25 @@
> +# Firmware Drivers
> +# ARM System Control and Management Interface Protocol
> +# end of ARM System Control and Management Interface Protocol
> +# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_MEMMAP is not set
> +# CONFIG_GOOGLE_FIRMWARE is not set
> +# Tegra firmware driver
> +# end of Tegra firmware driver
> +# end of Firmware Drivers
> # CONFIG_GNSS is not set
> # CONFIG_MTD_TESTS is not set
> No idea if the entries could be hidden for platforms not supporting them.
> ARM System Control and Management Interface Protocol ----
> [ ] Add firmware-provided memory map to sysfs
> [ ] Google Firmware Drivers ----
> Tegra firmware driver ----
GOOGLE_FIRMWARE should probably depend on something.
I highly doubt Google is running servers on e.g. h8300 and nds32.
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