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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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