On 23.02.2007 11:35, Axel Thimm wrote:
On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 10:51:18AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 23.02.2007 10:32, Axel Thimm wrote:
>> I think what you want is to quickly select firmware packages. Maybe
>> that's better done with having firmwares always prefix the package
>> name instead with "firmware-"?
> Sound like a nice idea to me.
> BTW, do we have a definite description of what a firmware is
does that fit?
Well, sure, but writing a single sentence like
> (and what not). Something like "A firmware is uploaded to
> of a hardware device and executed there *and not* by the operating
> system on the host cpu"
might be helpful without much work afaics. Especially the part "not
executed by the operating system on the host cpu" -- that part it not
that obvious in the wikipedia article, but important for us afaics.