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SubjectRe: bnx2 dirver's firmware images
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From: "Michael Chan" <mchan@broadcom.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 13:05:51 -0700

> The bnx2 firmware changes quite frequently. A new driver quite often
> requires new firmware to work correctly. Splitting them up makes things
> difficult for the user.
>
> The firmware in tg3 is a lot more mature and I don't expect it to
> change. I think tg3 is better suited for using request_firmware().

Like I said, I think neither should change and the driver should
be fully functional when built statically into the kernel.

:-)
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