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

From: Clemens Ladisch
Date: Fri Jun 17 2011 - 14:09:05 EST

Mike Frysinger wrote:
> 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.

I *knew* somebody would ask. :)

"drivers/firmware" is the obvious name for both, but that makes
it ambiguous. I'd suggest to split the two subsystems into
"drivers/host-firmware" and "drivers/device-firmware".

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