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SubjectRe: [PATCH] typhoon: use request_firmware
On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 21:38 -0400, David Dillow wrote:
> Now you keep one copy per NIC, which doubles the memory usage. Just use
> static struct firmware *typhoon_fw;

Just to clarify, loading it per-NIC wastes memory when there is more
than one card in the box. I've got two in one of my test boxes, hence
the count above. I've heard tale of many more of these stuffed into a
single box, though there's better ways to achieve their aims these days.

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