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Date:   Fri, 1 May 2020 02:00:15 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Vadym Kochan <>
Cc:, "David S. Miller" <>,
        Oleksandr Mazur <>,
        Serhiy Boiko <>,
        Serhiy Pshyk <>,
        Volodymyr Mytnyk <>,
        Taras Chornyi <>,
        Andrii Savka <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,
        Ido Schimmel <>,
        Chris Packham <>
Subject: Re: [RFC next-next v2 2/5] net: marvell: prestera: Add PCI interface

On Fri, May 01, 2020 at 02:20:49AM +0300, Vadym Kochan wrote:
> Add PCI interface driver for Prestera Switch ASICs family devices, which
> provides:
>     - Firmware loading mechanism
>     - Requests & events handling to/from the firmware
>     - Access to the firmware on the bus level
> The firmware has to be loaded each time device is reset. The driver is
> loading it from:
>     /lib/firmware/marvell/prestera_fw-v{MAJOR}.{MINOR}.img
> The full firmware image version is located within internal header and
> consists of 3 numbers - MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH. Additionally, driver has
> hard-coded minimum supported firmware version which it can work with:
>     MAJOR - reflects the support on ABI level between driver and loaded
>             firmware, this number should be the same for driver and loaded
>             firmware.
>     MINOR - this is the minimum supported version between driver and the
>             firmware.
>     PATCH - indicates only fixes, firmware ABI is not changed.
> Firmware image file name contains only MAJOR and MINOR numbers to make
> driver be compatible with any PATCH version.

Hi Vadym

What are the plans for getting the firmware into linux-firmware git


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