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Re: [PATCH 04/10] bcm63xx: register a fallback SPROM require for b43 to

To: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/10] bcm63xx: register a fallback SPROM require for b43 to work
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 10:05:45 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Maxime Bizon <mbizon@freebox.fr>
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On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 08:28:02PM +0200, Florian Fainelli wrote:

> In order to get b43 working, we have to register a SPROM
> which provides sane values to calibrate the radio, provide
> GPIO settings and country code. The SSB bus is initialized
> when the PCI bus is registered and expects to find the
> SPROM at init time. Thus we have to move our device
> registration from device_initcall to arch_initcall. The rationale
> behind this comes from Broadcom not providing on-chip
> EEPROM to store such settings, but relying on the main
> system Flash to provide them by software means.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>

Also folded into the series.

  Ralf

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