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SubjectRe: 2.6.28-git8: tg3 doesn't work due to firmware not loading (-git7 is ok)
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On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 20:24 +0100, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> However, with the combination of in-kernel tg3 and
> CONFIG_IN_KERNEL_FIRMWARE=n there is at least a 30" delay
> during boot while waiting for the firmware request (which will fail).

Hm, ideally it should fail fast if the root file system isn't yet
mounted. I thought we'd seen and fixed a 'long delay' problem already.

I'll take another look.

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David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre
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