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SubjectRe: [GIT *] Allow request_firmware() to be satisfied from in-kernel, use it in more drivers.
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On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 15:24 -0700, david@lang.hm wrote:
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> > Why is it suddenly so important that a kernel be 'zero impact' for that
> > module case, when it's never been zero impact for that case before? You
> > had to rewrite the initrd to begin with, but now you're not willing to do
> > it again, just because you have to rewrite it slightly _differently_?
>
> becouse the tools that wrote the initrd already put the modules in. I
> don't maintain those tools, they came with the distro. we're just asking
> to not require those tools to be updated immediatly.

The tools that write the initrd already put the firmware in too.

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