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SubjectRe: [PATCH] firmware: Allow release-specific firmware dir
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David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> writes:

> > This isn't compatible with the version of udev that people actually have
> > installed, today. And it's also the _wrong_ thing to do.
> >
> > Firmware really _isn't_ version-specific.
>
> Tell that to every Debian and Debian derived system on the planet.
>
> To my knowledge, it is only fedora and possibly one or two other dists
> that put the firmware files in a unary /lib/firmware location, rather
> than a versioned /lib/firmware/$KERNELRELASE one.

We (Mandriva Linux) do too.
Why other distro cannot package firmware separatly for all their kernel
flavors?

Firmware are not version-specific.


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