Re: kfreebsd-8 (8.1+dfsg-6) and fxp driver
Виталя Яковенко a écrit :
> Hello! Today I updated the package kfreebsd-image-8.1-1-686 to version
> 8.1 dfsg-6.
> I was very upset after rebooting the system because the network has
> stopped working.
> When loading has been reported that the system was unable to raise the
> interface fxp!
> I started looking for a problem - just read :
> It immediately became clear to all!
> I started looking for a separate package of non-free repo :
> but I found nothing: (
This is something required by the DFSG, it's not possible to have a
package with firmware in main. Sorry if it causes you such issue, but
it's the best option we have found so that Squeeze can possibly be
released with the GNU/kFreeBSD architectures.
> I installed an older version of the kernel, but it is not an option!
> Where can I get it deb package and not the files for installation. Of
> course I can copy and build it separately, but would like a more normal
> and transparent solutions.
> Do you plan to create a separate package type as the Debian GNU / linuh
> firmware-linux-nonfree - generally something like that? If I understand
> the situation.
That is the plan, except the FreeBSD kernel doesn't support loading
firmware that way. So the first step is to add support for firmware
loading, which can take time. Then we can start thinking about providing
firmware packages in non-free. It most probably won't be there for Squeeze.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73