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SubjectRe: [GIT *] Allow request_firmware() to be satisfied from in-kernel, use it in more drivers.
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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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dwmw2



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