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    SubjectRe: [GIT *] Allow request_firmware() to be satisfied from in-kernel, use it in more drivers.
    On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 17:40 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Mon, 14 Jul 2008, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > >
    > > I see no real point in that. If you have userspace to load modules, then
    > > you have userspace to load firmware.
    > David, the case is different: the module is loaded _across_ the
    > suspend/resume, but the device needs to have its firmware reloaded at
    > resume time because it lost power.

    Either I put my reply in response to the wrong quotation, or you thought
    I did.

    I intended the above to be a response to the "please put firmware _into_
    the .ko file" request. Not to the suspend/resume thing.

    Yes, I agree that suspend/resume is a non-issue.


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