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Re: LCC and blobs

Anthony DeRobertis <anthony@derobert.net> writes:

> Henning Makholm wrote:
>> Scripsit Anthony DeRobertis <anthony@derobert.net>
>>>That would, however, cover firmware and wind up sending X to
>>>contrib. So maybe: ... iff it is stored on the local machine's file
>> That would be my *intuitive* understanding of how the mail/contrib
>> difference works.
> So would a web-based firmware loader, that never saved the firmware to
> disk allow the drivers to be in main?

This could be as simple as mounting a tmpfs on /lib/firmware, and
wgetting some firmware files before loading any modules that might
need them.  The slightly more complicated solution would be to modify
the hotplug scripts to fetch the files automatically.

Måns Rullgård

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