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

Ricardo Carrano carrano at laptop.org
Tue Jun 3 11:11:50 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 11:49 AM, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 11:44 -0300, Ricardo Carrano wrote:
>> Please check comment on:
>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Active_Antenna_Reprogramming#User_Space_Method
> Where am I looking? The 'has failed twice' claim? That's hardly a decent
> bug report. Put a coherent report in trac, and we'll look at it. Let's
> see a dump of the contents of the flash on the offending units.

I'll have to go with what's reported there (which I didn't write,
true). I can't afford to brick my only active antenna.
Moreover, I still do not get what's the problem of doing this in the kernel.

> The userspace tool does exactly the same as the kernel was doing to
> program the firmware -- there's absolutely no reason why it should be
> any different.
> --
> dwmw2

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