|Summary:||unable to compile e100 firmware into kernel|
|Product:||Other||Reporter:||Rafael J. Wysocki (rjw)|
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Description Rafael J. Wysocki 2009-02-01 16:23:13 UTC
Subject : 2.6.29-rc: unable to compile e100 firmware into kernel Submitter : Andrey Borzenkov <email@example.com> Date : 2009-01-31 15:59 References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123341764915181&w=4 Notify-Also : Jesse Brandeburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> Notify-Also : David Woodhouse <email@example.com> This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.28. Please don't close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Rafael J. Wysocki 2009-02-04 04:35:51 UTC
*** Bug 12507 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Rafael J. Wysocki 2009-02-15 13:07:56 UTC
On Sunday 15 February 2009, Andrey Borzenkov wrote: > On 15 of February 2009 20:38:15 David Woodhouse wrote: > > On Sat, 2009-02-14 at 21:38 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: > > > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a > > > report of recent regressions. > > > > > > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions > > > from 2.6.28. Please verify if it still should be listed and let me > > > know (either way). > > > > > > > > > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12617 > > > Subject : unable to compile e100 firmware into kernel > > > Submitter : Andrey Borzenkov <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > > Date : 2009-01-31 15:59 (15 days old) > > > References : > > > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=123341764915181&w=4 > > > > I thought this was resolved? > > I guess it has to be closed. This was caused by config options mismatch > and I do not see how we can programmatically express "this device could > be required before any (even early) user space is available, so make > sure everything that this device needs is built in". > > One possibility is following: > > --- drivers/base/Kconfig.orig 2009-01-17 14:46:28.000000000 +0300 > +++ drivers/base/Kconfig 2009-02-15 22:57:02.000000000 +0300 > @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config FW_LOADER > > config FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL > bool "Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary" > - depends on FW_LOADER > + depends on FW_LOADER = y > default y > help > The kernel source tree includes a number of firmware 'blobs' > > On assumption that compiling firmware in kernel makes no sense as long > as kernel does not even have facility to actually access it.