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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add $KERNELRELEASE to firmware install path
    On Fri, May 06, 2011 at 11:18:32AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > On Fri, 2011-05-06 at 12:15 +0200, Michal Marek wrote:
    > >
    > > On 5.5.2011 19:39, Arun Sharma wrote:
    > > > Useful in the presence of multiple kernels with different
    > > > firmware versions.
    > >
    > > The changelog should also include the udev version that is able to find
    > > the firmware there (v127, August 2008). FWIW, SUSE has been using this
    > > patch since about that time, but we forgot to push this :-|. Anyway
    >
    > No, this is fundamentally broken. Do not do it.
    >
    > The firmware lives in /lib/firmware, not in /lib/firmware/$KERNELVERSION

    I'm not trying to change the way the kernel deals with firmware or
    anything. Just trying to make the vanilla kernel packaging scripts more
    usable for us.

    Without this change, if you have two kernel rpms/debs from different
    kernel versions installed, they'll result in a namespace conflict
    (rpm/deb install will fail), which gets resolved by this patch.

    -Arun


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