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 <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>