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From: Peter Robinson <pbrobinson@gmail.com>
To: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@kernel.org>
Cc: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>,
	Linux Firmware <linux-firmware@kernel.org>,
	 Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcm: Link rpi4's wifi with newer DMI string
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2021 13:09:40 +0000
Message-ID: <CALeDE9P+KLXx4qhJs520K+AYkWwOgNEGgMEo2XnZgcLnr=hMuQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+5PVA5uogMz53S+gaBGVC5E=miJjDoa+sbRjmubcFXPueOzGQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 12:34 PM Josh Boyer <jwboyer@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 6:35 PM Peter Robinson <pbrobinson@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 8:49 PM Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > The rpi4 when booted with a full featured
> > > firmware reports a machine id from SMBIOS/DMI.
> > > Since that is used to select the firmware we
> > > need to add a new symlink.
> >
> > Overall the patch is fine but the commit message is very opinionated
> > for a wifi firmware support patch. For one it's not a newer DMI string
> > for Raspberry Pi as all current strings are for device tree and in the
> > context of supporting WiFi the difference between what ever the
> > firmware you're referring to when you say "full featured firmware" is
> > irrelevant and marketing, does that "full featured firmware" support
> > more features of the wifi chipset than the other variants of firmware?
> >
> > Except for the commit message:
> > Reviewed-by: Peter Robinson <pbrobinson@gmail.com>
>
> Not sure what I'm going to do with that.  Do you have a better commit
> message you'd like to suggest, or are your objections not strong
> enough to warrant a rewrite?

How about:
brcm: Add link for Raspberry Pi 4 for matching DMI string

When the Raspberry Pi 4 is booted using a ACPI firmware
the wireless driver matches against a DMI string so
add a link to ensure the wireless works with that firmware
variant as well.

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-08 20:49 Jeremy Linton
2021-01-08 22:07 ` Hans de Goede
2021-01-08 23:18 ` Jeremy Linton
2021-01-08 23:35 ` Peter Robinson
2021-01-09 12:33   ` Josh Boyer
2021-01-09 13:09     ` Peter Robinson [this message]
2021-01-11  1:59       ` Jeremy Linton

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