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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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