[arch-dev-public] linux-firmware package, some thoughts

Morten Linderud foxboron at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 28 07:10:42 UTC 2021

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 08:34:45AM +0200, Tobias Powalowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
> Hi,
> short summarize from irc:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/CompressKernelFirmware
> xz -C crc32 is the only supported mode
> mkinitcpio needs to be patched:
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/72263
> From my side unknown, if dracut and booster can handle compressed firmware
> files.

Namarrgon submitted a WIP patch for this in August as a side-note.


Morten Linderud
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