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Date:   Sun, 17 Oct 2021 10:31:05 -0500
From:   Bjorn Andersson <>
To:     Shawn Guo <>, Vinod Koul <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Catalin Marinas <>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Bjorn Andersson <>
        Robin Gong <>
Subject: Re: (subset) [PATCH] arm64: defconfig: Disable firmware sysfs fallback

On Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:53:00 -0700, Bjorn Andersson wrote:
> Part of the enablement of SDMA on the IMX platforms, '7f4e4afa140c
> ("arm64: defconfig: Enable SDMA on i.mx8mq/8mm")' also enabled
> CONFIG_FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER_FALLBACK, to allow "firmware loaded by
> udev".
> Unfortunately having the fallback enabled does, due to the 60 second
> timeout, essentially requiring userspace to provide a firmware loader.
> But systemd dropped the support for this interface back in 2014 and
> because arm64 is the only architecture that has this enabled, there
> doesn't seem to be any standard solution available.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[1/1] arm64: defconfig: Disable firmware sysfs fallback
      commit: 5c1c3e2a7693c5e47a7d93898ade1acaac2afb38

Best regards,
Bjorn Andersson <>

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