Re: [PATCH 2/2] firmware loader: introduce kernel parameter tocustomize fw search path

From: Ming Lei
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 23:31:07 EST

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ick, no, not another kernel boot parameter. I would prefer the /proc/
> file solution instead, just like /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug is.

OK, got it, but we could use the module parameter(firmware_class.path
via kernel command) to customize the search path too, couldn't we?

> But, that really wouldn't work for boot time, so, again just like
> hotplug works, make it also a Kconfig option for those distros that
> build their own kernels and keep their firmware in odd places, or don't
> have a /lib/ directory, can override it easily.

Sound like still a solution, :-)

If you agree on module parameter, that might be more flexible, IMO

Ming Lei
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