ipw(4) driver

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Fri Nov 12 04:48:41 PST 2004

On Friday, 12. November 2004 09:14, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     But it doesn't sound like all that big a problem to me... in fact it
>     would be fairly trivial to have the Makefile for the module check for
>     the existance of the firmware file in various standard places and
>     simply not build the module if the firmware file cannot be found,
>     or build a dummy module that simply reports that the firmware was not
>     available.

How about building two modules? One with the real code which requires the 
firmware module. And a script which builds the firmware module (maybe even 
without kernel source?): just a shared (kernel) objects that contains two 
symbols: start and end of the firmware or firmware and size.


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