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NAME

       request_firmware - request firmware to hotplug and wait for it

SYNOPSIS

       int request_firmware  (const struct firmware ** firmware_p,
                               const char * name, struct device * device);

ARGUMENTS

       firmware_p
              pointer to firmware image

       name   name of firmware file

       device device for which firmware is being loaded

DESCRIPTION

        firmware_p will be used to return a firmware image by the name of name
       for device device.

       Should be called from user context where sleeping is allowed.

        name  will  be used as $FIRMWARE in the hotplug environment and should
       be distinctive enough not to be confused with any other firmware  image
       for this or any other device.