[PATCH] libertas: add sysfs hooks to update boot2 and persistent firmware

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Jun 3 10:39:20 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 10:12 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> So why are we doing this with the driver, and not the userspace update
> tool?  Marvell keeps wanting to do firmware update in the driver, and we
> (David and I at least) keep saying no.  If there are issues that prevent
> the userspace firmware update tool from working, then we need to fix
> those issues.  Firmware updates from the driver were a disaster the
> first time around, and I don't quite see how that may have changed this
> time?

And if we _are_ going to do it in the driver, which is far from clear,
then look at the way the dell_rbu driver gets firmware from userspace
with an asynchronous request_firmware() call. That's probably the way
we'd want to do it.


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