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    SubjectRe: tristate and bool not enogh for Kconfig anymore
    On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 02:42:38PM +0200, Henrik Carlqvist wrote:
    > I think there is a need for Kconfig to specify that a functionality could
    > be built as a module or not built at all.
    >
    > Some drivers require that firmware is loaded when the driver is
    > initialized. The kernel has functionalities for this by using a userspace
    > program. However, this userspace program is only usable from modules and
    > not during boot while any initrd or any other file system has not yet been
    > mounted and yet less any processes started.

    That's wrong. You can load firmware from the initramfs even if the
    driver is built in. There is no valid reason why a driver shouldn't
    be allowed to be built in.

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