On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 10:06:24 -0400 Jon Masters <jcm redhat com> wrote: > On a tangent, I would like to have a discussion about in-kernel > firmware as it becomes split out and loaded using request_firmware. > So that third parties can supply different firmware updates, can we > agree that it's worthwhile having one firmware package for each > firmware file set needed by the kernel package, in the longer term? These wouldn't turn into kmod like packages would they, and have all the same kludges to work with RPM? Are you going to have to handle different firmware sets for each kernel version you might have installed, plus alternatives from upstream? Obviously I'm a bit reluctant to reintroduce nightmares like this. -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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