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Re: firmware status for eagle-usb-*

Josh Triplett writes:

> The driver contains code to interact with the firmware in operating the
> hardware device, just as the program contains code to interact with the
> library in performing its function.  The driver does not contain all the
> code needed to manage the device; it contains code that can interact
> with the firmware.  This particular driver interacts exclusively with
> the firmware, not the device (except for handing the firmware to the
> device).  The driver is no more complete without the firmware than the
> program without the library.

Exactly how does the driver interact with the firmware, except as an
opaque blob when sending the firmware to the device?

Michael Poole

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