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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-2008-discuss] RFC: Moving firmware blobs out of the kernel.
> Not all firmware has the ability to check the version :(
>
> So while Arjan's goal would be nice, Matthew is right, this can't happen
> for all types of firmware.

Well for loaded or packaged firmware it can happen. Just stick a revision
number on the start of the firmware file and check it rather than load it
into the hardware in that specific driver.

Alan


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