Re: [RFC] firmware: annotate thou shalt not request fw on init or probe

From: Josh Boyer
Date: Tue Sep 01 2015 - 13:28:33 EST

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 9:18 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez
<mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@xxxxxxxx>
> We are phasing out the usermode helper from the kernel,
> systemd already ripped support for this a while ago, the
> only remaining valid user is the Dell rbu driver. The

Actually, I don't think that is accurate any longer. The Dell rbu
driver certainly requires this, but it seems that the following
drivers select FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER_FALLBACK as well:


Why they do that, I have no idea. It's kind of disappointing.

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