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Re: [PATCH 5/5] netdev/phy: Add driver for Cortina cs4321 quad 10G PHY.

To: David Daney <ddaney.cavm@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] netdev/phy: Add driver for Cortina cs4321 quad 10G PHY.
From: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 19:50:33 +0100
Cc: devicetree-discuss@lists.ozlabs.org, Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>, Rob Herring <rob.herring@calxeda.com>, "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>, netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Andy Fleming <afleming@freescale.com>, David Daney <david.daney@cavium.com>
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On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:59:52AM -0700, David Daney wrote:
[...]
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/drivers/net/phy/cs4321-ucode.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,4378 @@
> +/*
> + *    Copyright (C) 2011 by Cortina Systems, Inc.
> + *
> + *    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> + *    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
> + *    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> + *    (at your option) any later version.
> + *
> + *    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> + *    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> + *    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
> + *    GNU General Public License for more details.
> + *
> + */
[...]

So where's the real source code for it?

If you won't (or can't) provide source code for the microcode then it
should instead be submitted to linux-firmware with a binary
redistribution licence, and the driver should load it with
request_firmware().

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
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                                                              - Albert Camus

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