Re: [PATCH] firmware: Allow release-specific firmware dir

From: Michael Tokarev
Date: Fri Feb 25 2011 - 00:01:14 EST

25.02.2011 05:39, Jeff Mahoney wrote:
> Every kernel package trying to provide files under /lib/firmware runs
> into problems really quickly with multiple kernels installed.

Which problems?

> This patch moves them to /lib/firmware/$KERNELRELEASE. udev v127's
> looks there first before falling back to /lib/firmware.

This was the way it worked before, -- all fw in kernel-specific dir.
Nowadays it moved to a common place, /lib/firmware, since the blobs
there are not kernel-specific but hardware-specific. And now you
propose to move it back. Why?

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