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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 14:45:26 +0100
From:	David Woodhouse <>
To:	Jeff Garzik <>
Cc:	Takashi Iwai <>, Hugh Dickins <>,
	KOSAKI Motohiro <>,,,, Andrew Morton <>,
Subject: Re: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 09:42 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> mkinitrd and similar scripts must be updated, so that drivers that 
> worked prior to dwmw2's changes will continue to work after dwmw2's
> changes.

> If you fail to update some script somewhere, then the driver will be 
> copied into the initramfs, but not the firmware, with obvious results.

No, mkinitrd works fine, because a whole boatload of drivers _already_
require it to work that way and have done for a long time.

Either you are severely mistaken, or you are being deliberately


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