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SubjectRe: Qlogic/FC firmware
>>>>> "David" == David S Miller <> writes:

David> From: Alan Cox <> Date: Tue, 21 Aug
David> 2001 15:45:26 +0100 (BST)

> Ok so you have a sparc specific firmware loading problem.

David> No, it is a non-x86 firmware loading problem. Do not label it
David> is as a "all the world a Sparc" problem, it isn't centric to
David> any particular platform.

It's centric to a limited userbase, other systems such as Alpha and
ia64 can load the firmware off the cards no problem.

Doesn't mean we have solved your problem, true. But initrd is still a
cleaner solution and gets around the licensing problem as well.

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