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    SubjectRe: [RFC] firmware load: defer request_firmware during early boot and resume
    Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com> :
    > On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 1:31 AM, Linus Torvalds
    > <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
    > > On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 5:33 AM, Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com> 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.
    >
    > Suppose it is not good for resume case, I think it still makes sense
    > for early boot
    > situation, at least the patch will support to request firmware inside
    > init call, and
    > allow drivers to be built in kernel in case of requesting firmware from probe().

    Could there be a simple, static and inefficient way to link firmware
    and code together ?

    --
    Ueimor


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