[PATCH] Eagle and ADI 930 usb adsl modem driver

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Tue Nov 1 08:12:39 EST 2005

On Nov 01, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:

> Why can't we request the firmware again when the device is first used,
> if it wasn't present when the driver was first loaded?
For a start, because currently there is no device to use until the
firmware has been loaded.

If people really think that this is a problem which needs to be solved
then maybe a better solution would be to extend the $DEVPATH/loading to
allow loading the firmware at any time, even asyncronously after the

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