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

From: Greg KH
Date: Thu Sep 11 2008 - 09:50:40 EST

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 03:35:07PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 10:15:35 -0400
> Jeff Mahoney <jeffm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Every kernel package trying to provide files under /lib/firmware runs
> > into problems really quickly with multiple kernels installed, especially
> > with respect to distribution package tracking of the files.
> For how long has this problem existed?

Since the firmware target got added to the kernel, so it's a 2.6.27
thing, no need for -stable here, older kernels do not have this problem.


greg k-h
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