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SubjectRe: tristate and bool not enogh for Kconfig anymore
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 04:32:19PM +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> >That's wrong. You can load firmware from the initramfs even if the
> >driver is built in. There is no valid reason why a driver shouldn't
> >be allowed to be built in.
>
> Could you please explain how this is supposed to work?
>
> As far as I understand, the kernel initializes all built-in drivers, and
> only then starts /init in initramfs (which is then supposed to start
> udevd and load firmware) - but that's too late.

populate_rootfs is a rootfs_initcall which happens before all the driver
initcalls.
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