[PATCH v2 2/5] firmware: annotate thou shalt not request fw on init or probe
dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 06:30:51 AEST 2016
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 01:05:44PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:39 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at kernel.org> wrote:
>> > Can they use initramfs for this ?
>> Apparently that's also uncool with the embedded folks.
> What's uncool with embedded folks? To use initramfs for firmware ?
> If so can you explain why ?
Because it is not needed? If you are embedded you have an option of
only compiling drivers and services that you need directly into the
kernel, then initramfs is just an extra piece that complicates your
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