Re: [PATCH] firmware: Make firmware drivers generally available

From: Mike Frysinger
Date: Fri Jun 17 2011 - 11:56:57 EST

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 09:16, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> It looks as if sigma.c doesn't actually belong into drivers/firmware.
> That directory is for code that lets the kernel access the firmware
> of the platform that the kernel itself runs on.


> The request_firmware() stuff is usually part of the actual driver that
> needs it.

except for when the firmware format is the same across many drivers
because it has a unified format (by design)
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