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Re: ipw2100 wireless driver

To: James Ketrenos <jketreno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ipw2100 wireless driver
From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 09:30:43 -0700
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxxx>, Jeff Chua <jeffchua@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Tomas Szepe <szepe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, kernel list <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> The driver supports (and defaults to) using firmware_class for loading the 
> firmware.  The driver also supports a legacy loading approach for folks that 
> have problems with using hotplug to load the firmware (which represents a 
> fair 
> number of users).

When and if you submit it into mainline, please remove the legacy loading
approach. Let's get to the cause of the problem and fix it, not bandaid
around it.

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