[PATCH] Compiling av7110 firmware into the driver (was. Re: [linux-dvb] How to compile the firmware into the driver?)

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Sun Dec 4 20:22:54 CET 2005


Oliver Endriss wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> > Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > > 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).
> > 
> > Does this mean that it should no longer be possible to compile
> > the firmware into the driver? Well, apparently it _is_ possible,
> > so please don't drop this - it's the way I want to do this, because
> > this hotplug stuff may be good for a user system, but on my system
> > I want to be able to easily switch driver versions by simply
> > setting a symlink.
> > 
> > I've decided to give the dvb-kernel driver another chance today,
> > so please don't scare me away from it again ;-)
> 
> Please be patient. I will look into this.

Ok, please test the attached patch.
Compiling av7110 firmware into the driver should work again.

Signed-off-by: Oliver Endriss <o.endriss at gmx.de>

I don't see any reason why this should not be applied to CVS.

Oliver

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