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Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 22:28:26 +0200
From:	Sam Ravnborg <>
To:	David Woodhouse <>
Cc:	Theodore Tso <>, Jeff Garzik <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,
	David Miller <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"

On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 07:01:56PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 10:30 -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> > So on this point I'd side with David, and say that folding "make
> > firmware_install" into "make modules_install" goes a long way towards
> > healing this particular breakage.
> make modules_install | tail ...
>   INSTALL fs/nfs/nfs.ko
>   INSTALL fs/nls/nls_iso8859-1.ko
>   INSTALL fs/vfat/vfat.ko
>   MKDIR   /lib/firmware/acenic
>   INSTALL /lib/firmware/acenic/tg2.bin
>   MKDIR   /lib/firmware/tigon
>   INSTALL /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3.bin
>   INSTALL /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso.bin
>   INSTALL /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso5.bin
>   DEPMOD  2.6.26-rc8

I have not followed the threads about firmware - but installing
the firmware on par with modules_install seems like a good idea to me.
I gave the kbuild bits a quick look and they have my:
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <>

I have yet to give all the firmware stuff a detailed review
but that will be when I get time to it.

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