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On binary drivers and stable interfaces

On binary drivers and stable interfaces

Posted Nov 10, 2005 18:33 UTC (Thu) by arafel (guest, #18557)
In reply to: On binary drivers and stable interfaces by drag
Parent article: On binary drivers and stable interfaces

Leaving aside the rest of it, I think you'll find it's not usually to save memory so much as it is to allow firmware updates to work around bugs, add new features etc. Harder to do that in ROM; they could use flash, I guess...


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