[lfs-dev] New laptop

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Thu May 1 07:02:32 PDT 2014


On 05/01/2014 02:39 PM, Baho Utot wrote:
> 
> On 05/01/2014 08:07 AM, TheOldFellow wrote:
>> Armin K. wrote:
>>
>>> On 05/01/2014 05:09 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>>> I just wanted to mention that I got a new laptop this afternoon.
>>>>
>>>> Toshiba Satellite 17.3" Laptop
>>>> Intel Core i7
>>>> 8GB Memory
>>>> 750GB Hard Drive
>>> Consider yourself lucky. You have managed to get *only* video+wireless
>>> card combination that doesn't require any firmware. Well, at least when
>>> I had atheros card it didn't require firmware. That was ath5k. Yours is
>>> probably ath9k.
>>>
>>
>> This reminds me of a question I've been meaning to ask.  Where do
>> these firmware items go?
>>
>> R.
>>
> 
> /lib/firmware
> 
> 

This works only if driver is built as module. When driver is built in,
you have to build the firmware into kernel too. See
CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE config option and/or Xorg ATI Driver instructions
in BLFS.

-- 
Note: My last name is not Krejzi.


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