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Date:	Mon, 1 Sep 2014 18:51:19 +0200
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:	Arend van Spriel <>
Cc:	Brett Rudley <>,
	"John W. Linville" <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	linux-wireless <>,,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: BRCMFMAC should depend on HAS_DMA

Hi Arend,

On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Arend van Spriel <> wrote:
> On 09/01/14 10:44, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:21 AM, Arend van Spriel<>
>> wrote:
>>>>    config BRCMFMAC
>>>>          tristate "Broadcom IEEE802.11n embedded FullMAC WLAN driver"
>>>> -       depends on CFG80211
>>>> +       depends on CFG80211A&&   HAS_DMA
>>> Not sure what happened here, but CFG80211 kconfig option did was not
>>> renamed
>>> as far as I know. Anyway, I would like to propose a different solution.
>>> Will get back to you when I have it ready.

> I added Kconfig options for the proto layer which are selected by the host
> interface selection. So the HAS_DMA dependency is checked for BRCMFMAC_PCIE.


> I am wondering whether GENERIC_IO should also be checked.

Probably not. Let's see if anyone complains ;-)

> Can you verify the patch below works with your configuration?

Yes, it compiles and links fine now (after applying it manually due to
whitespace mess-up).



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds
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