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SubjectRe: [RFC] binary firmware and modules
On Sat, Apr 15, 2006 at 11:54:22AM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> Am Samstag, 15. April 2006 10:10 schrieb Jon Masters:
> > The attached patch introduces MODULE_FIRMWARE as one way of advertising

> Strictly speaking, what is the connection with modules? Statically

The same as MODULE_AUTHOR, MODULE_LICENSE, etc. The divide is more
logical than physical.

> compiled drivers need their firmware, too. Secondly, do all drivers
> know at compile time which firmware they'll need?

They have to know what they will request, do they not?

John W. Linville
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