Re: [PATCH 1/3] firmware: allow firmware files to be built intokernel image
From: David Dillow
Date: Fri May 23 2008 - 12:39:23 EST
On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 18:21 +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> But do we need the firmware after init?
> In other owrds could it be inside a discard after init block?
I think that'll depend on the device. The typhoon NIC driver needs its
firmware on 'ifconfig eth? up', and on resume, so it will need it after
we discard the init block. I expect others will need it at the very
least for resume.
Not that I'm using firmware loader for it right now, but it's been on my
TODO list for ages...
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