Comment 5 for bug 52953

On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 07:09 +0000, Phlogistique wrote:
> Of course.
>
> But a Ubuntu user must have the freedom to remove the non-free material
> easily. The problem is not it's included, the problem is it's included
> in the kernel package so user can't remove it unless by recompiling
> linux.

echo "postinst_hook = rm -rf /lib/firmware" >> /etc/kernel-img.conf

None of the firmware is compiled into the kernel.