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

From: Santosh Shilimkar
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 13:05:15 EST

On Thursday 25 September 2014 11:15 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> 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?
Common SOC components which are used by various subsystems like Networking,
SRIO, Crypto engines etc.

> What is "Keystone"?
Keystone is ARM based SOC architectures with bunch of SOC peripherals.

>> 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?
./scripts/ didn't give me other list. Which list am
suppose to submit it to get it to linux-firmware.

> Did the driver that needs this get merged into Linus's tree yet?
Its queued now for 3.18.


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