Re: [PATCH] MODULE_FIRMWARE for binary firmware(s)
On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 04:15:49AM +0200, Oleg Verych wrote:
> James Bottomley wrote:
> >On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 02:35 +0200, Oleg Verych wrote:
> >>request_firmware() is dead also.
> >>YMMV, but three years, and there are still big chunks of binary in kernel.
> >>And please don't add new useless info _in_ it.
> >I er don't think so.
> Hell, what can be as easy as this:
> |modprobe $drv
> |(dd </lib/firmware/$drv.bin>/dev/blobs && echo OK) || echo Error
> where /dev/blobs is similar to /dev/port or even /dev/null char device.
> if synchronization is needed, add `echo $drv >/dev/blobs`, remove modprobe,
I don't see such code in the kernel at this time. So it's not a