Firmware debugging patches?

Ben Greear greearb at
Thu Jun 5 08:59:04 PDT 2014

On 06/05/2014 03:58 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Ben Greear <greearb at> writes:
>> I am not sure this is really the case currently.  But, once the
>> blob is generated and stored in RAM, it would be easily enough to
>> add ethtool option to dump it w/out debugfs support.  This will
>> still not really address my concerns because it may take a year
>> or two for the latest ethtool binary to make it to normal-ish users.
> [...]
>> I think ethtool would not be overly hard to implement...basic framework is already
>> in the wifi stack.
> Few weeks back John Linville sent ethtool related patches to support
> something like this. Did you notice that?

I didn't...but will take a look once I get my pending patches
dealt with.


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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