Re: 18.104.22.168: install conflict about /lib/firmware
From: Harald Dunkel
Date: Fri Oct 17 2008 - 14:32:21 EST
Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Since 2.6.27, firmware binaries are placed into /lib/firmware
> directory. The reason is that firmware is not kernel-dependent.
> Or, rather, the firmware stored here is not kernel-dependent
> (when it is, it's stored in /lib/modules/$version/).
It would be nice if this could be configured. I wouldn't like
to have 2 directories to look for firmware files.
Actually I did not want to build any firmware drivers, but setting
CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD did not work.
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