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From: Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>
To: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>
Cc: Sebastian Reichel <sre@kernel.org>,
	"Arthur D." <spinal.by@gmail.com>,
	Bluez mailing list <linux-bluetooth@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-omap@vger.kernel.org, linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Droid 4 WiFi firmware loading error
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 19:23:12 +0100
Message-ID: <3D50CC42-1201-4067-ACDE-E9B9F0DC5653@holtmann.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200214174548.GC64767@atomide.com>

Hi Tony,

>> WTF :(
>> 
>> Right now the BT driver and the WiFi driver are no aware of
>> each other. Actually the kernel is not even aware, that both
>> drivers are using the same chip. Unfortunately this will be
>> tricky to solve properly. Since a system may have two WiLink
>> devices, the only solution coming to my mind would be adding
>> a link from the BT device to the WiFi device in device tree.
>> Additionally we would need something in the WiLink driver to
>> check if driver has been initialized properly for a given DT
>> node.
> 
> Yeah exactly.. I think the best way would be to export something
> like wlcore_register_bt/wlcore_unregister_bt.. And then have
> wlcore_register_bt return -EAGAIN until wlcore is up.

actually NO.

We have rejected this many times for all hardware manufacturers. Please fix the firmware instead.

Regards

Marcel


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2020-02-13 21:54                     ` Arthur D.
2020-02-14 16:11                       ` Sebastian Reichel
2020-02-14 17:45                         ` Tony Lindgren
2020-02-14 18:23                           ` Marcel Holtmann [this message]
2020-02-18 15:38                             ` Merlijn Wajer

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