Commit 7f55c733 authored by Benjamin Gilbert's avatar Benjamin Gilbert Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

firmware: Drop FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL Kconfig option

It doesn't actually do anything.  Merge its help text into
EXTRA_FIRMWARE.

Fixes: 5620a0d1 ("firmware: delete in-kernel firmware")
Fixes: 0946b2fb ("firmware: cleanup FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL message")
Signed-off-by: default avatarBenjamin Gilbert <benjamin.gilbert@coreos.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRobin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
parent 003948c5
......@@ -44,7 +44,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_PNP_RARP=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_SCSI=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD=y
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
......
......@@ -44,7 +44,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_PNP_RARP=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_SCSI=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD=y
......
......@@ -45,7 +45,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_PNP_RARP=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_SCSI=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD=y
......
......@@ -40,7 +40,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
# CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_ARC is not set
......
......@@ -43,7 +43,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
# CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_ARC is not set
......
......@@ -32,7 +32,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_SCSI=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD=y
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
......
......@@ -36,7 +36,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
CONFIG_ARC_EMAC=y
......
......@@ -40,7 +40,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
# CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSEDEV_PSAUX is not set
# CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBOARD is not set
......
......@@ -39,7 +39,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
# CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSEDEV_PSAUX is not set
# CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBOARD is not set
......
......@@ -35,7 +35,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
CONFIG_EZCHIP_NPS_MANAGEMENT_ENET=y
......
......@@ -36,7 +36,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
CONFIG_EZCHIP_NPS_MANAGEMENT_ENET=y
......
......@@ -39,7 +39,6 @@ CONFIG_INET=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
# CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_ARC is not set
......
......@@ -42,7 +42,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_MULTICAST=y
# CONFIG_IPV6 is not set
# CONFIG_WIRELESS is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_NETDEVICES=y
# CONFIG_NET_CADENCE is not set
# CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_BROADCOM is not set
......
......@@ -31,7 +31,6 @@ CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -34,7 +34,6 @@ CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@ CONFIG_ZBOOT_ROM_TEXT=0x0
CONFIG_ZBOOT_ROM_BSS=0x0
CONFIG_CMDLINE="console=ttyS0,38400 mem=128M root=/dev/mmcblk0p1 ro rootwait"
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -54,7 +54,6 @@ CONFIG_BT_BNEP_PROTO_FILTER=y
CONFIG_BT_HIDP=m
CONFIG_BT_HCIBTUSB=m
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -77,7 +77,6 @@ CONFIG_MAC80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211_MESH=y
CONFIG_MAC80211_LEDS=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
......
......@@ -37,7 +37,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_PNP_BOOTP=y
# CONFIG_IPV6 is not set
CONFIG_NET_PKTGEN=m
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -46,7 +46,6 @@ CONFIG_CAN_FLEXCAN=m
# CONFIG_WIRELESS is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -60,7 +60,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_PNP_BOOTP=y
CONFIG_NET_DSA=y
CONFIG_NET_PKTGEN=m
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -76,7 +76,6 @@ CONFIG_RFKILL_INPUT=y
CONFIG_RFKILL_GPIO=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_DMA_CMA=y
CONFIG_CMA_SIZE_MBYTES=64
CONFIG_TEGRA_GMI=y
......
......@@ -23,7 +23,6 @@ CONFIG_BINFMT_SHARED_FLAT=y
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_ALLOW_DEV_COREDUMP is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_COUNT=4
......
......@@ -313,7 +313,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_PARPORT=m
......
......@@ -311,7 +311,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -311,7 +311,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_PARPORT=m
......
......@@ -309,7 +309,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -311,7 +311,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -313,7 +313,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SWIM=m
......
......@@ -323,7 +323,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_PARPORT=m
......
......@@ -308,7 +308,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -309,7 +309,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -309,7 +309,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_PARPORT=m
......
......@@ -306,7 +306,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -306,7 +306,6 @@ CONFIG_NET_DEVLINK=m
# CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_TEST_ASYNC_DRIVER_PROBE=m
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=m
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
......
......@@ -82,7 +82,6 @@ CONFIG_MAC80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_PID=y
CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_DEFAULT_PID=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
CONFIG_MTD_CFI=y
......
......@@ -38,7 +38,6 @@ CONFIG_CFG80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUGFS=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_REDBOOT_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_REDBOOT_DIRECTORY_BLOCK=-2
......
......@@ -39,7 +39,6 @@ CONFIG_CFG80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211=m
CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUGFS=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_REDBOOT_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_REDBOOT_DIRECTORY_BLOCK=-2
......
......@@ -26,7 +26,6 @@ CONFIG_BINFMT_MISC=m
# CONFIG_SUSPEND is not set
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
# CONFIG_ALLOW_DEV_COREDUMP is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=m
CONFIG_SCSI=y
......
......@@ -42,7 +42,6 @@ CONFIG_TCP_CONG_WESTWOOD=y
# CONFIG_TCP_CONG_HTCP is not set
# CONFIG_IPV6 is not set
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
CONFIG_MTD_NAND=y
......
......@@ -76,7 +76,6 @@ CONFIG_VLAN_8021Q=y
CONFIG_NET_SCHED=y
CONFIG_HAMRADIO=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -75,7 +75,6 @@ CONFIG_VLAN_8021Q=y
CONFIG_NET_SCHED=y
CONFIG_HAMRADIO=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -44,7 +44,6 @@ CONFIG_IPV6=y
# CONFIG_INET6_XFRM_MODE_TRANSPORT is not set
# CONFIG_INET6_XFRM_MODE_TUNNEL is not set
# CONFIG_INET6_XFRM_MODE_BEET is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=y
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_DEBUG=y
......
......@@ -28,7 +28,6 @@ CONFIG_NETFILTER=y
CONFIG_VLAN_8021Q=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -39,7 +39,6 @@ CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -347,7 +347,6 @@ CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUGFS=y
CONFIG_NET_9P=m
CONFIG_NET_9P_VIRTIO=m
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_DEBUG_DEVRES=y
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=y
CONFIG_PARPORT=m
......
......@@ -64,7 +64,6 @@ CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT=y
CONFIG_MAC80211=m
# CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_MINSTREL is not set
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_SIZE=65535
......
......@@ -43,7 +43,6 @@ CONFIG_CFG80211=y
CONFIG_MAC80211=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_STANDALONE is not set
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_COUNT=2
......
......@@ -26,7 +26,6 @@ CONFIG_NET=y
# CONFIG_IUCV is not set
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
# CONFIG_BLK_DEV_XPRAM is not set
# CONFIG_DCSSBLK is not set
......
......@@ -38,7 +38,6 @@ CONFIG_IP_MULTICAST=y
# CONFIG_INET_XFRM_MODE_BEET is not set
# CONFIG_IPV6 is not set
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_MTD=y
CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS=y
CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK=y
......
......@@ -159,7 +159,6 @@ CONFIG_DNS_RESOLVER=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_CRYPTOLOOP=m
......
......@@ -289,7 +289,6 @@ CONFIG_DNS_RESOLVER=y
CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
# CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL is not set
CONFIG_CONNECTOR=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_CRYPTOLOOP=m
......
......@@ -86,10 +86,9 @@ config FW_LOADER
require userspace firmware loading support, but a module built
out-of-tree does.
config FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL
bool "Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary"
config EXTRA_FIRMWARE
string "External firmware blobs to build into the kernel binary"
depends on FW_LOADER
default y
help
Various drivers in the kernel source tree may require firmware,
which is generally available in your distribution's linux-firmware
......@@ -99,23 +98,6 @@ config FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL
/lib/firmware/ on your system, so they can be loaded by userspace
helpers on request.
Enabling this option will build each required firmware blob
specified by EXTRA_FIRMWARE into the kernel directly, where
request_firmware() will find them without having to call out to
userspace. This may be useful if your root file system requires a
device that uses such firmware and you do not wish to use an
initrd.
This single option controls the inclusion of firmware for
every driver that uses request_firmware(), which avoids a
proliferation of 'Include firmware for xxx device' options.
Say 'N' and let firmware be loaded from userspace.
config EXTRA_FIRMWARE
string "External firmware blobs to build into the kernel binary"
depends on FW_LOADER
help
This option allows firmware to be built into the kernel for the case
where the user either cannot or doesn't want to provide it from
userspace at runtime (for example, when the firmware in question is
......@@ -126,11 +108,11 @@ config EXTRA_FIRMWARE
firmware files -- the same names that appear in MODULE_FIRMWARE()
and request_firmware() in the source. These files should exist under
the directory specified by the EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR option, which is
by default the firmware subdirectory of the kernel source tree.
/lib/firmware by default.
For example, you might set CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="usb8388.bin", copy
the usb8388.bin file into the firmware directory, and build the kernel.
Then any request_firmware("usb8388.bin") will be satisfied internally
the usb8388.bin file into /lib/firmware, and build the kernel. Then
any request_firmware("usb8388.bin") will be satisfied internally
without needing to call out to userspace.
WARNING: If you include additional firmware files into your binary
......
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