On Mon, 24 Apr 2000, you wrote:

> > 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 Alpha machines that download out-of-date firmware from their SRMs so depend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.

Sure it is. I certainly have a fine system without any SCSI adapter.

The whole move toward loadable modules is to make the kernel into a 
"cafeteria" rather than a "blue plate".

That firmware is a required part of a particular driver is not in dispute.

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