Bug#436267: Firewire support in lenny
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 01:02:18PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> I've tried the 2.6.25-trunk kernel, and the latest in sid and as of
> today (2008-04-20) the only way I can transfer videos from my dv camera
> to my hard disk is with Holger's kernels (the ones with the old firewire
> stack enabled). I do not understand why the debian kernel maintainers
> are so unwilling to allow people to choose which firewire stack they
> use. This is clearly a case of theory not matching reality--it is
> irrelevant whether the new stack is conceptually cleaner if it doesn't
> work with the software people are trying to use. In my experience, the
> new stack is much better for firewire attached disks, but unusable for
> video work. Are the people pushing for having only the new stack in the
> debian kernels doing video work?
boaah as debian developer can you please send in a proper bug report.
open a new bug with all your hardware info dmesg, lspci.
used firewire userspace components.
that would be a start to do something useful.