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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] firmware: Allow release-specific firmware dir
    On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 03:35:07PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 10:15:35 -0400
    > Jeff Mahoney <jeffm@suse.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Every kernel package trying to provide files under /lib/firmware runs
    > > into problems really quickly with multiple kernels installed, especially
    > > with respect to distribution package tracking of the files.
    >
    > For how long has this problem existed?

    Since the firmware target got added to the kernel, so it's a 2.6.27
    thing, no need for -stable here, older kernels do not have this problem.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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