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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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