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    SubjectRe: RFC: install firmware in a kernel-dependent directory
    Michael Riepe wrote:
    > Currently, make firmware_install puts all firmware blobs in
    > /lib/firmware. If you have several kernel versions installed, they will
    > overwrite each other's files, which may lead to problems if the blobs
    > eventually change. I think it would be better to use a separate
    > directory for every kernel version, like /lib/firmware/$(uname -r) or
    > /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/firmware (the latter is my favorite).
    >
    > In either case, only a minimal modification in /lib/udev/firmware.sh is
    > required to make it look in the new directory first.
    >
    > Comments?

    Seems reasonable to me, it seemed rather bizarre to me that this wasn't
    done in the first place..


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