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    SubjectRe: airo and firmware upload (was Re: 2.6 must-fix list, v3)
    On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 04:38:26PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Jean Tourrilhes <jt@bougret.hpl.hp.com> wrote:
    > >
    > > firmwares blobs
    >
    > well for the purposes of tracking 2.6 activities I'll separate this issue
    > of firmware access policy out from drivers/net/wireless/.
    >
    > yeah, it would be nice if the core kernel provided a "give me my firmware"
    > API or something.

    Well, Manuel Estrada (also author of the orinoco USB patches) has
    proposed one on lkml. Doesn't look like people were happy with that
    version, but I think he's still working on revising it based on
    feedback.

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