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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:42:37 +0100
From:	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>
To:	Hannes Reinecke <hare@...e.de>
Cc:	Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>, Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>,
	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, hugh@...itas.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com,
	mchan@...adcom.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 16:39 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> Firmware loading is just a matter of copying the file at the correct
> location (ie /lib/firmware) and with the name the fw loader expects.
> mkinitrd should do it correctly.
> But I wasn't aware that the tg3 has external firmware, so I doubt
> we have any rpm for it.

It doesn't yet; that patch is in linux-next. The firmware is shipped as
part of the kernel source tree, and you currently need to run 'make
firmware_install' to put it in /lib/firmware, although we're looking at
making that easier because apparently having to run 'make
firmware_install' is too hard...

-- 
dwmw2

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