Re: [PATCH] firmware: Allow release-specific firmware dir

From: Thierry Vignaud
Date: Thu Sep 11 2008 - 07:29:59 EST

David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> > This isn't compatible with the version of udev that people actually have
> > installed, today. And it's also the _wrong_ thing to do.
> >
> > Firmware really _isn't_ version-specific.
> Tell that to every Debian and Debian derived system on the planet.
> To my knowledge, it is only fedora and possibly one or two other dists
> that put the firmware files in a unary /lib/firmware location, rather
> than a versioned /lib/firmware/$KERNELRELASE one.

We (Mandriva Linux) do too.
Why other distro cannot package firmware separatly for all their kernel

Firmware are not version-specific.
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