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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 14:45:26 +0100
From:	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>, Hugh Dickins <hugh@...itas.com>,
	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>,
	mchan@...adcom.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
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
misleading.

-- 
dwmw2

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