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Linus Torvalds won't apply 'sh*t-for-brains stupid patch'

Bronek Kozicki Silver badge

Re: A little bit more nuanced...

"The issue is that for some devices, the driver is generic and the firmware can be written be anyone. Hence the firmware BLOB can come from a standard filesystem which isn't available until the system has booted"

Thanks for the explanation, but why the firmware blob cannot be included in initramfs like the drivers are? That would seem to be the usual way of making things work.

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