[PATCH] rt{2860,2870,3070}sta: Use request_firmware() to load firmware

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Aug 26 05:28:39 UTC 2009

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 01:14:18AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> When originally introduced into staging, these drivers had custom
> firmware-loading code which checked a version number and CRC at the
> end of each blob.  This reintroduces those checks, using crc-ccitt
> instead of custom code.
> rt2870sta and rt3070sta each contain firmware both for RT2870/RT3070
> (first half) and RT3071/RT3072 (second half).  rt3070sta has later
> versions of each.  Given that the version check is >= not ==, this
> code does not distinguish between the different versions by filename.
> The removed firmware will be included in the linux-firmware.git
> repository.
> Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>

Hm, David, please hold off on this.

These drivers just got merged together in the staging directory, so this
patch doesn't apply anymore to the linux-next tree.

Ben, care to resync off of the linux-next tree that comes out tomorrow?

Also, please don't send gpg-signed patches, they don't apply well :(


greg k-h

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