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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] firmware: Make firmware drivers generally available
    On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 09:16, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
    > It looks as if sigma.c doesn't actually belong into drivers/firmware.
    > That directory is for code that lets the kernel access the firmware
    > of the platform that the kernel itself runs on.

    -EMISSINGBETTERSUGGESTION

    > The request_firmware() stuff is usually part of the actual driver that
    > needs it.

    except for when the firmware format is the same across many drivers
    because it has a unified format (by design)
    -mike


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