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SubjectRe: [2.6 PATCH/RFC] Firmware loader - fix races and resource dealloocation problems
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Hi Greg,

> > It seems that implementation of the firmware loader is racy as it relies
> > on kobject hotplug handler. Unfortunately that handler runs too early,
> > before firmware class attributes controlling the loading process, are
> > created. This causes firmware loading fail at least half of the times on
> > my laptop.
>
> Um, why not have your script wait until the files are present? That
> will remove any race conditions you will have.

the firmware.agent script that is now in linux-hotplug already do a
"sleep 1" if the the loading file is not present.

Regards

Marcel


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