On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 01:43:44PM -0500, Richard Wackerbarth wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Apr 2000, Julian Elischer wrote:
> > This seems well thought out and I certainly agree that we don't need
> > DIFFs of firmware.
> > I wonder if we can somehow "cheat time" and get that 13MB file out of
> > the source tree and retro-actively tag the new scheme so
> > that we don't have to carry it around forever :-)
> It looks like a port,
> Smells like a port,
> and tastes like a port.
> It must be a .....
> merlot ?
> Seriously, perhaps we should consider putting optional pieces of the kernel 

Firmware for a SCSI adapter is not optional. At least not on some of the
Alpha machines that download out-of-date firmware from their SRMs so depend
on the driver to load them with something up-to-date.

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