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

    On Mon, 14 Jul 2008, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > IMO the newly added /inability/ to build firmware into kernel modules is a
    > clear regression.

    IMO you're being stupid.

    How about explainign why it makes any difference what-so-ever?

    If you can load the module, you can load the firmware. Claiming anything
    else is just _stupid_.

    And if you cannot see the advantage of having _one_ interface to firmware
    loading, instead of each driver picking a random approach, I don't know
    what to say.

    The fact that some people have been confused and apparently blathered
    about memory savings is totally immaterial. Ignore the stupid people.


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