From: David Woodhouse on
On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 10:52 +0100, Thomas B├Ąchler wrote:
> Hello David,
> After switching from 'make firmware_install' to using the firmware files
> from the linux-firmware tree, I received a bug report about missing
> firmware files. While investigating, I noticed that the following
> commits are in linux-firmware-from-kernel, but not in linux-firmware:
> Ken Kawasaki (1):
> pcnet_cs: add cis of KTI PE520 pcmcia network card
> Michael Chan (2):
> bnx2: Update firmwares and update version to 2.0.8.
> bnx2: Update 5709 MIPS firmware and version to 2.0.15.
> Vladislav Zolotarov (1):
> bnx2x: Use firmware 5.2.13
> Is there a specific reason why they are missing? Can you merge these
> commits into linux-firmware (I did it locally and it went fine, apart
> from a minor conflict in the WHENCE file).

Yeah, it needs a manual merge, which I don't do very often -- partly
because I don't expect us to be adding _new_ non-GPL firmware to the
kernel tree. That's just insane.


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