Re: [PATCH v9 0/8] thunderbolt: Introducing Thunderbolt(TM) Networking

From: gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri Nov 18 2016 - 05:06:58 EST

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 08:48:36AM +0000, Levy, Amir (Jer) wrote:
> > BTW, it is quite a shame that the Thunderbolt firmware version can't
> > be read from Linux.
> >
> This is WIP, once this patch will be upstream, we will be able to focus more
> on aligning Linux with the Thunderbolt features that we have for windows.

Why is this patch somehow holding that work back? You aren't just
sitting around waiting for people to review this and not doing anything
else, right? Is there some basic building block in these patches that
your firmware download code is going to rely on?


greg k-h