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SubjectRe: [RFC] firmware load: defer request_firmware during early boot and resume
On Saturday, July 21, 2012, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:33 AM, Ming Lei <> wrote:
> > The RFC patch is just for discussing if the idea of deferring
> > request_firmware is doable for addressing the issue of
> > request_firmware in resume path, which is caused by driver
> > unbind/rebind during resume.
> NAK.


> Seriously. People should load their firmware *before* the
> suspend/resume cycle. And if that isn't possible, then the system
> should ABSOLUTELY NOT silently say "whatever" and defer it until
> later. We should have that big failure and the big noisy warning, and
> drivers that need to defer need to do so themselves, so that we never
> *ever* have that silent automatic defer situation.

Well, thanks. I totally agree, but didn't know how to say this. :-)


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