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SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: add Sensoray 2255 v4l driver
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Am Donnerstag 15 Mai 2008 20:44:24 schrieb Greg KH:
> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 02:03:18PM +0200, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag 15 Mai 2008 13:38:37 schrieb Oliver Neukum:
> > > 3. The firmware stuff. That's an interesting solution. However:
> >
> > Actually, on second thought, I take that back. It's a bad solution.
> > If you don't want to do it in probe(), the only other sensible place
> > is in open(). That way you can avoid the whole trouble if nobody
> > opens the device. And you need to handle the case of unloaded
> > firmware anyway, so you can trigger firmware load there.
>
> No, we want to do firmware load on probe, I'll change it to be async so

Could you state your reasons for that preference?

Regards
Oliver



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