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From: Arend Van Spriel <arend.vanspriel@broadcom.com>
To: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@kernel.org>
Cc: Alistair Francis <alistair23@gmail.com>,
	Alistair Francis <alistair@alistair23.me>,
	Linux Firmware <linux-firmware@kernel.org>,
	Franky Lin <franky.lin@broadcom.com>,
	phil@raspberrypi.org
Subject: Re: [PULL 1/1] brcm: Add the brcmfmac43456-sdio.* files
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2021 12:07:37 +0100
Message-ID: <b8a9d845-7289-190e-90ec-849d33721c7d@broadcom.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+5PVA7OKP4mQeWVRGLFYSXVH-gzqBTow6D0QoFveN1as7z_Jw@mail.gmail.com>


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+ Phil Elwell

On 2/1/2021 4:14 PM, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 5:07 PM Arend van Spriel
> <arend.vanspriel@broadcom.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 19-01-2021 17:47, Alistair Francis wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 3:55 AM Josh Boyer <jwboyer@kernel.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 10:05 PM Alistair Francis
>>>> <alistair@alistair23.me> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Add brcm/brcmfmac43456-sdio.bin, brcm/brcmfmac43456-sdio.clm_blob and
>>>>> brcm/brcmfmac43456-sdio.txt from the
>>>>> RaspberryPi debian package avaliable at:
>>>>> https://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/pool/main/f/firmware-nonfree/
>>>>
>>>> I'm confused.  Which package in there, and why is Debian carrying
>>>> firmware that isn't in the upstream linux-firmware tree?
>>>
>>> It's in the `firmware-brcm80211_20190114-1+rpt10_all.deb`. I'm not
>>> sure why it's there but not in linux-firmware.
>>
>> It is not provided by Debian, but by RPi foundation which provides it in
>> debian package. The URL kinda gives away why it is not in
>> linux-firmware: /firmware-nonfree/
>>
>> Also if you dive into the .deb file it has a copyright notice (attached)
>> which differs from the license that we have in linux-firmware for
>> Broadcom/Cypress firmware files.
> 
> Would it be possible for Broadcom to release the firmware themselves
> under a license permissible for linux-firmware?

Hi Josh,

Things get confusing for me, but it seems 43456 is a Synaptics chipset 
(now).

Regards,
Arend

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-17  7:48 [PULL 0/1] brcmfmac434 queue Alistair Francis
2021-01-17  7:48 ` [PULL 1/1] brcm: Add the brcmfmac43456-sdio.* files Alistair Francis
2021-01-19 11:55   ` Josh Boyer
2021-01-19 16:47     ` Alistair Francis
2021-01-19 22:07       ` Arend van Spriel
2021-02-01 15:14         ` Josh Boyer
2021-02-02 11:07           ` Arend Van Spriel [this message]
2021-02-02 11:18             ` Phil Elwell

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