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From: Jeremy Linton <>
	Jeremy Linton <>
Subject: [PATCH v3] brcm: Link RPi4's WiFi firmware with DMI machine name.
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:18:50 -0600
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The kernel when booted in ACPI mode with SMBIOS/DMI
data uses that data to set the machine manufacture/model.

The RPi's WiFi driver uses the machine string to
select the correct firmware image. Because of
this, an additional link to select the correct
firmware is needed.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Linton <>
Reviewed-by: Hans de Goede <>
 WHENCE | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/WHENCE b/WHENCE
index cbde48d..abda387 100644
--- a/WHENCE
+++ b/WHENCE
@@ -2711,6 +2711,7 @@ File: "brcm/brcmfmac43430-sdio.raspberrypi,3-model-b.txt"
 File: "brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,3-model-b-plus.txt"
 Link: brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,3-model-a-plus.txt -> brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,3-model-b-plus.txt
 File: "brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,4-model-b.txt"
+Link: brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.Raspberry\ Pi\ Foundation-Raspberry\ Pi\ 4\ Model\ B.txt -> brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,4-model-b.txt
 File: "brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.MINIX-NEO Z83-4.txt"
 File: "brcm/brcmfmac4356-pcie.gpd-win-pocket.txt"

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2021-01-11 23:18 Jeremy Linton [this message]
2021-01-11 23:35 ` Peter Robinson
2021-01-19 12:43   ` Josh Boyer

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