Installing firmware

Ivan Zaigralin melikamp at
Wed Nov 21 19:56:53 UTC 2012

Hey again. I am still trying to figure out the firmware situation.
I see that some debian packages come with just av7110 and keyspan_pda.
I am curious though, what happens to the other firmware? Does it get
built into the kernel? And why firmware_install installs dsp56k?
These are the questions that keep me up at night.

On 11/19/2012 10:48 AM, Ivan Zaigralin wrote:
> This is for 3.6.6.
> What is the kosher way of installing the firmware? When I run
> make INSTALL_MOD_PATH=$PKG INSTALL_FW_PATH=$PKG/lib/firmware modules_install
> I get av7110 and keyspan_pda installed. When I run
> make INSTALL_FW_PATH=$PKG/lib/firmware firmware_install
> I *also* get dsp56k installed. So either way, most of the firmware from
> firmware/ does not get installed. Is that OK or am I doing something wrong?

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