fetching calibration data from flash

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Mon Jun 16 08:58:15 PDT 2014

On 06/16/2014 08:28 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> writes:
>> I also think that we will want to be able to configure firmware on
>> a per-nic basis instead of per-machine.  If we did that, we could poke
>> any special config into the firmware images using the existing meta-data
>> api.  Should be easy enough to write a small program that prepended
>> the config to a generic firmware..then those that care can create their
>> own customized firmware images quickly and easily.
> That's still essentially an ini file, just using a binary format hidden
> inside the firmware image. The firmware meta data is for advertising
> capabilities of the firmware binary so that ath10k choose correct
> settings to run the binary, not for delivering configuration settings
> from user space.
> If we would start providing driver settings from firmware binaries that
> would just confuse anyone.

Ok.  I'll post to netdev to see if anyone else has figured out
a good way to configure info before loading firmware.


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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