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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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