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SubjectRe: airo and firmware upload (was Re: 2.6 must-fix list, v3)
On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 11:04:59AM +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> 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.

Yep, I posted it yesterday. Please provide feedback so I can get it
"right (TM)" and it gets in the kernel for all to enjoy.

Thanks

Manuel
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