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Re: Debian unstable/expirental missing some bnx2 firmwares

On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 11:25 +0200, Dmitry Kravkov wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-10-30 at 08:06 -0700, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-10-30 at 10:49 +0100, Sébastien Riccio wrote:
> > > On 30.10.2011 10:42, Niels Thykier wrote:
> > Our upstream for (most of) firmware-nonfree is the linux-firmware
> > repository, and it appears that Broadcom never sent version of
> > the bnx2x firmware there.  It's also possible that the request was
> > dropped somewhere along the way.
> > 
> Hi Ben,
> The firmware was submitted to firmware/bnx2x folder using
> 96b8e1a0e96bd30ffb07e739b29b8c4c5759b93f in IHEX form with appropriate
> changes in firmware/Makefile and firmware/WHENCE.

So it's in the linux tree but not linux-firmware?  Well that's fairly

David, we need to either keep on importing changes from the linux tree
or get rid of the firmware directory altogether.  I notice that one new
driver has even added a blob there recently.


> You should be able to build binaries using all this.
> Please let me know if you need any more assistance.

Ben Hutchings
Computers are not intelligent.	They only think they are.

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