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Re: LCC and blobs

md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:

> On Dec 11, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
>> If the driver has to be able to open the file and read the blob so it
>> can send it to the device, there's a clear relationship and dependency
>> between the driver and the blob: if you don't have a copy of the blob,
>> the driver doesn't work.  (Spewing out "hardware error, firmware not
>> loaded" doesn't count to me as "working".)
> The driver is fully capable by itself of driving the device, which is
> what it is designed to do. The hardware device may not work, but this is
> not due to a failure of the driver in doing whatever it needs to do.
> So, for me this qualifies as "working".
> -- 
> ciao, |
> Marco | [9735 inevA7NZIx.BE]

Does it work with the firmware.deb installed? yes.
Does it work without the firmare.deb installed? no.

=> Depends

Nuff said,

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