loading a firmware image

Maslan maslanbsd at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 11:30:59 PDT 2007

    There are two ways to do it.  First you can just embed the firmware
    in the driver itself.  Second you can have the driver use the API
    in kern/kern_firmware.c to load the firmware.   Doing it the second
    way only works once root has been mounted so automating it in the
    driver would require creating a SYSINIT that runs after root has
    mounted or loading the driver with kldload after the system has booted.
                                        Matthew Dillon
                                        <dillon at backplane.com>
So i can't link the firmware image as kld module like in FreeBSD ?
also i think the first solution might cause licensing problems.
any example for the second way ?

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