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

From: Mike Frysinger
Date: Fri Jun 17 2011 - 14:25:47 EST

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 14:11, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> 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. Â:)
> "drivers/firmware" is the obvious name for both, but that makes
> it ambiguous. ÂI'd suggest to split the two subsystems into
> "drivers/host-firmware" and "drivers/device-firmware".

i honestly dont see how this is better. the drivers/firmware/ isnt
exactly overflowing, and differentiating between the two modes doesnt
seem to gain us anything.
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