Re: [PATCH v7 6/7] PCI: rcar-gen4: Add support for r8a779g0

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On Wed, May 15, 2024 at 10:59:39AM +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > > This is because that Renesas is not able to distribute the firmware freely.
> > > 
> > 
> > Seriously? Are you saying that the user has to sign NDA to get this firmware?
> No, the user has to buy the SoC and will get the firmware with the
> documentation. Renesas is not allowed to distribute the firmware to
> non-users of the SoC. So, linux-firmware cannot be used, sadly. We all
> wish it would be different.

Okay. I think this could be _one_ of the exceptions we have in the kernel, but
I'll leave it up to Lorenzo/Krzysztof (PCIe controller maintainers) to make a

- Mani

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