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Bug#648631: debian-installer: check-missing-firmware fails to reload driver

On Wed 16 Nov 2011 at 14:08:20 -0400, Joey Hess wrote:

> The devpath I got was /sys/devices/platform/orion-ehci.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.4
> This has a product file containing "USB2.0 WLAN", manufacturer
> containing ZyDAS and so on, but its driver/module link points to
> /sys/bus/usb/drivers/usbcore . The information about the actual driver for
> this device is in 1-1.4:1.0/driver and 1-1.4:1.0/modalias .

This mirrors what I got when I delved further into /sys. except there is
no 1-1.4:1.0/driver for the p54usb. Having the driver loaded but no
network interface created seems a little strange, but it does not appear
to be an installer issue because it also happens on a running system
without the firmware available.

> All I can think to do is a special case. Assuming this only affects USB
> and not some other bus, this should work ok:
> diff --git a/check-missing-firmware.sh b/check-missing-firmware.sh

Thank you for this. Both the zd1211rw and the p54usb worked flawlessly
after applying it.

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