[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] New core package: linux-firmware
dgbaley27 at verizon.net
Wed May 19 18:30:56 EDT 2010
On 05/19/2010 05:39 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> As a followup to a discussion on [arch-general] in the Linux 2.6.34
> thread ( and others), I think we should do the following:
> - Create a linux-firmware package from the linux-firmware.git tree.
> - Make that package conflict and replace all other firmware that it
> All other firmware packages contain only files that are not part of
> - Remove the firmware from the kernel26 PKGBUILD, only use the
> linux-firmware package instead
> I'm putting a package with the according conflicts/replaces to testing.
> Please comment, test it thoroughly and give feedback.
>  http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-May/013329.html
Maybe this is a little premature, or altogether irrelevant, but now that we're
reorganizing all of the firmware what can we expect in terms of its inclusion in
Is there a direct relationship between modules and firmware so that just what's
needed can be loaded automatically? Is it too much to just take it all with a
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