Re: [GIT *] Allow request_firmware() to be satisfied from in-kernel, use it in more drivers.

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 18:23:44 EST

On Thursday, 17 of July 2008, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-07-17 at 22:42 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > HOSTCC firmware/ihex2fw - due to: FORCE
> > /home/rafael/src/linux-next/firmware/ihex2fw.c:268: fatal error:
> > opening dependency file firmware/.ihex2fw.d: Read-only file system
> > compilation terminated.
> I'm very confused. I can do this...
> make INSTALL_FW_PATH=/tmp/foo firmware_install
> su otheruser
> touch firmware/.ihex2fw.cmd (gives EPERM as expected)
> make INSTALL_FW_PATH=/tmp/foo2 firmware_install
> And it _works_ for me, after I've made that change in
> scripts/Makefile.fwinst. But I don't have .ihex2fw.d -- I
> have .ihex2fw.cmd. What is in your .ihex2fw.d?

There's no '.ihex2fw.d' under 'firmware' in my O= path.

I just do 'make modules_install' on the NFS client, after I have run
'make O=... ... firmware_install' on the server and it prints the above error

Should I add anything to the 'make modules_install' command line?

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