Re: [PATCH] firmware: add Keystone QMSS PDSP accumulator firmware blob

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 11:16:51 EST

On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:13:43AM -0400, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> From: Sandeep Nair <sandeep_n@xxxxxx>
> QMSS(Queue Manager Sub System) uses PDSPs to implement various
> QM related functions like packet accumulation, QoS or event
> management.
> Patch adds firmware blob for the QMSS accumulator
> functionality.
> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Kumar Gala <galak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Olof Johansson <olof@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Sandeep Nair <sandeep_n@xxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@xxxxxx>
> ---
> I know we are not adding firmware to kernel and the idea is to get them
> loaded via rootfs. But this firmware is for an infrastructure component
> which is needed for Keystone.

What does "infrastructure component" mean?

What is "Keystone"?

> The respective drivers got into the queue
> and the firmware was dropped from the series to follow the firmware tree.

Did you submit this to the linux-firmware tree?

Did the driver that needs this get merged into Linus's tree yet?


greg k-h
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