Re: Firmware versions for Intel Wireless 6005/6205
On Thu, 2013-04-18 at 04:29 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> (a) Update firmware-iwlwifi to include the new firmware. Slightly risky
> as our users haven't been testing it.
> (b Change the driver to request firmware ABI 5 then 4. Trivial code
> change, and only has a negative effect for users that installed
> firmware-iwlwifi from experimental.
> (c) Change the driver to request firmware ABI 5, then 6, then 4. Bigger
> code change; allows people to use the new firmware if they want it but
> not if they install the firmware-iwlwifi package (as that will have both
> ABI 5 and ABI 6 until post-jessie).
> I think (b) looks like the only viable option.
Is this a significant enough issue to not consider (at least) one of
(d) Postponing the fix to r1
(e) Documenting the issue
Presumably (b) implies a new kernel upload and therefore d-i respin?