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

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue Jun 3 21:06:01 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 22:08 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 11:28 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > I'm happy to test this out and try to
> > get the userspace tool working again if given:
> Last time I knew, the userspace tool _was_ working.
> Although we'd stripped out the support from the kernel driver ages ago
> and wrote libertas-flash.py, Michail for some reason told Marvell to put
> it back into the driver instead of updating libertas-flash.py as they
> should have done -- but we _fixed_ that back in January when I was in
> Mongolia and had active antennae to update, didn't we?
> I'm a bit confused that we're having the same discussion _again_.

Yeah, me too.  But it doesn't look like the tool will update the runtime
firmware from the runtime firmware, it'll only update the runtime
firmware from the boot2 firmware.

If they are indeed pulling the update capability out of future boot2
versions, then we'll need to update the tool to handle this.


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