Re: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] [2.6 patch] remove DVB_AV7110_FIRMWARE
From: Trent Piepho
Date: Tue Nov 28 2006 - 23:46:19 EST
On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 01:06:02PM -0800, Trent Piepho wrote:
> > On Sun, 26 Nov 2006, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > DVB_AV7110_FIRMWARE was (except for some OSS drivers) the only option
> > > that was still compiling a binary-only user-supplied firmware file at
> > > build-time into the kernel.
> > >
> > > This patch changes the driver to always use the standard
> > > request_firmware() way for firmware by removing DVB_AV7110_FIRMWARE.
> > Doesn't this also prevent the AV7110 module from getting compiled
> > into the kernel? Shouldn't the Kconfig file be adjusted so
> > that 'y' can't be selected anymore and it depends on MODULES?
> request_firmware() works fine for built-in drivers.
Wouldn't that require loading the firmware file before the filesystems are
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