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Date:   Wed, 23 Mar 2022 09:31:32 +0200
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...nel.org>
To:     Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org>
Cc:     Francesco Dolcini <francesco.dolcini@...adex.com>,
        Amitkumar Karwar <amitkarwar@...il.com>,
        Ganapathi Bhat <ganapathi017@...il.com>,
        Sharvari Harisangam <sharvari.harisangam@....com>,
        Xinming Hu <huxinming820@...il.com>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        Andrejs Cainikovs <andrejs.cainikovs@...adex.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Jonas Dre├čler <verdre@...d.nl>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] mwifiex: Select firmware based on strapping

Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org> writes:

>> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sdio.h
>> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sdio.h
>> @@ -39,6 +39,7 @@
>>  #define SD8977_DEFAULT_FW_NAME "mrvl/sdsd8977_combo_v2.bin"
>>  #define SD8987_DEFAULT_FW_NAME "mrvl/sd8987_uapsta.bin"
>>  #define SD8997_DEFAULT_FW_NAME "mrvl/sdsd8997_combo_v4.bin"
>> +#define SD8997_SDIOUART_FW_NAME "nxp/sdiouart8997_combo_v4.bin"
>
> This isn't your main issue, but just because companies buy and sell IP
> doesn't mean we'll change the firmware paths. Qualcomm drivers still use
> "ath" prefixes, for one ;)
>
> Personally, I'd still keep the mrvl/ path. But that might be up to Kalle
> and/or linux-firmware.git maintainers.

I also prefer to have all the firmware files in the mrvl directory.

Actually I would prefer that each driver has it's own firmware
directory, but that's another topic.

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