how to build carl9170 firmware

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Mon Apr 9 15:06:59 UTC 2012


On Fri, 2012-04-06 at 17:44 +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> Dan Horák píše v Pá 06. 04. 2012 v 17:30 +0200: 
> > Dan Horák píše v Pá 06. 04. 2012 v 11:13 +0200: 
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > after a discussion with jwb and linvile on #fedora-kernel I did some
> > > experiments how could be the carl9170 firmware [1] built using the
> > > existing tools (dhowell's cross-gcc [2]). And the result is that it is
> > > feasible. See first patch for proof of concept using sh4-linux-gnu
> > > toolchain and second patch for proposed solution after we get the
> > > sh-linux-gnu toolchain
> > > (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=766166#c12).
> > 
> > hm, attachments are now allowed, so the patches are
> 
> s/now/not/
> 
> and I can't write ;-)

It's possible that I'm still tired after a week of travel, but these
patches look fine to me.

Dumb question -- does the resulting firmware function correctly with the
driver in the kernel? :-)

John
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