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Re: firmware status for eagle-usb-*

On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 05:46:07PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> This is clearly not appropriate; it is not "perfectly reasonable" to
> install a driver package without the firmware, any more than it is
> reasonable to install a dynamically-linked binary without its shared
> library dependencies.  In both cases, the functionality is limited to
> simply imforming the user that a necessary component was not installed.

Except in the case of a driver that also works on devices that have the
firmware embedded in a ROM chip.


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