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SubjectRe: loading firmware while usermodehelper disabled.
On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 12:22:58AM +0000, Jack Stone wrote:

> So we have a table of USB ids that list the devices that need firmware drivers. When the uvcvideo driver registers the firmware interface with a USB id that matches the list we load the firmware driver and pass it a "warm start" event so it can cache the firmware.
> As long as we can identify the devices that *might* need firmware then we are ok.

We could do all of this. Or we could just push the responsibility for
this specific case back to userspace, and maybe that's what I should
have done in the first place.

Matthew Garrett |

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