cvs commit: src/sys/modules/iwi Makefile src/sys/dev/iwi
if_iwi.c if_iwireg.h if_iwivar.h
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 21 14:58:59 GMT 2005
On Saturday 19 November 2005 11:54 am, Damien Bergamini wrote:
> damien 2005-11-19 16:54:55 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> sys/modules/iwi Makefile
> sys/dev/iwi if_iwi.c if_iwireg.h if_iwivar.h
> Load firmware images directly from the filesystem (looks into
> /etc/firmware directory by default) without requiring the user to load them
> by hand using e.g iwicontrol. Get rid of the old ioctl crud.
> Updated iwi-firmware port coming soon.
> Obtained from: OpenBSD
Ewwww! I really don't like it when the kernel tries to grub around in the
filesystem. Why can't you trigger iwicontrol to load the firmware using
devd(4) if you want to make the user experience more automatic?
John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org> <>< http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/
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