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Re: Purge of firmware to recommence

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:07:58AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Herbert Xu wrote:
> > In accordance with the latest directive from the RM, I shall recommence
> > the removal of non-free firmware where no acceptable solution using
> > user-space firmware loaders has been provided.
> Is anyone planning on doing work on writing patches to use the request
> firmware stuff to move the firmware to userspace?

Is request_firmware going to be used for our 2.4 and even 2.2 kernels as
well as 2.6? 

Herbert has talked about removing drivers from 2.2 as well I think.
That's a long way to backport request_firmware from 2.6..

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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