[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/2] linux: install firmware to staging.

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Jul 11 08:58:43 UTC 2013

Dear Yann E. MORIN,

On Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:12:18 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> Altenatively, as I suggested before, this could be delegated to a
> post-build script:
>   - the package (linux) always install its files in staging
>   - a post-build scripts cherry-picks what is relevant
> What I don't like with this solution is that the Linux kernel would
> always install its firmware files, and that people will start using that
> as the source of the firmwares, while we do have linux-firmware for
> that.

Another solution is, inside the kernel menu:

	[*] Install in-kernel firmwares
		(*.dtbo) List of firmwares to installs

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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