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Udev and firmware

Udev and firmware

Posted Oct 11, 2012 3:52 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
Parent article: Udev and firmware

Should we expect to see these stalls anyhow when starting up a pre-3.7 kernel in a "modern" udev userspace?


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Udev and firmware

Posted Oct 11, 2012 6:35 UTC (Thu) by davidstrauss (subscriber, #85867) [Link]

No, the change to udev excludes firmware loading from dependency ordering requirements regardless of the kernel version. If a newer kernel happens to load the firmware itself, then the firmware loading request won't reach udev in the first place.


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