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Date:	Sun, 1 Jan 2012 10:48:18 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Marek Vasut <>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Dave Jones <>,
	Linux Kernel <>,
	Larry Finger <>,
	Chaoming Li <>,
	"John W. Linville" <>,
	Matthew Garrett <>,
	"Greg Kroah-Hartman" <>,
	USB list <>,
	Linux Wireless List <>
Subject: Re: loading firmware while usermodehelper disabled.

Am Samstag, 31. Dezember 2011, 19:39:18 schrieb Marek Vasut:

> maybe we should implement such thing into the firmware loader itself? Allow it 
> -- for example via some node in /dev -- to force loading firmware into some 
> buffer in kernel just before suspend so it'll certainly be readily available at 
> resume time?

This is difficult. We don't know at suspend time which firmware we will
need at resume time. We could keep a record of firmware we needed
to get to the state we are, but this is a very complex scheme.

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