Suggestion: improved printk message

Alexandre Oliva lxoliva at
Sun Dec 7 21:41:18 UTC 2014

Hi, Brian,

Thanks for your suggestion, and apologies for the delay in responding.

On Nov 24, 2013, Brian Candler <b.candler at> wrote:

> I would like to make a small suggestion. Would you consider changing
> the message

> "Missing Free firmware"

> to something more informative

I've just changed the deblobbing scripts in 3.18 to use this message

  Missing Free firmware (non-Free firmware loading is disabled)

This is going into 3.18; I'm not sure if/when this is going to be
backported to older releases.

Alexandre Oliva, freedom fighter
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -- Gandhi
Be Free! --   FSF Latin America board member
Free Software Evangelist|Red Hat Brasil GNU Toolchain Engineer

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