Re: mainline aic94xx firmware woes

From: James Bottomley
Date: Mon Sep 25 2006 - 07:39:26 EST

On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 12:33 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> We should not be including non-free firmware in the kernel, we should be
> continuing to drive it out into things like initramfs.

Right, which is why this was done as one of the conditions for accepting
the driver

> > Also, aic94xx does not compile unless FW_LOADER is set in .config due
> > to missing 'request_firmware'. What's the right thing to do here -
> > aic94xx selecting it, depending on it
> Either select or depend

select, I think.


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