[linux-dvb] How to compile the firmware into the driver?

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Dec 4 16:22:55 CET 2005


On Sun, Dec 04, 2005, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> I have downloaded the latest driver snapshot from
> 
>   http://linuxtv.org/downloads/snapshots/v4l-dvb-20051202.tar.gz
> 
> and the latest firmware from
> 
>   http://linuxtv.org/downloads/firmware/dvb-ttpci-01.fw-2622
> 
> and expanded the driver source into
> 
>   /home/kls/vdr/DVB-v4l-dvb.2005-12-02
> 
> 
> What is the simplest method to build this driver and have
> it compile the firmware into it?
> 
> I tried writing
> 
> CONFIG_DVB_AV7110_FIRMWARE=y
> CONFIG_DVB_AV7110_FIRMWARE_FILE=./dvb-ttpci-01.fw

We agreed to drop support for this during the merge of the trees
(there was some build problem, can't remember what it was,
but I thought no one uses this anyway so let's drop it).

Any reason why you don't want to use CONFIG_FW_LOADER and
let the udev or hotplug scripts do the work?

Johannes



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