On Sat, 2013-04-20 at 14:24 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote: > 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? Yes. I've made the change in svn, but I'm happy to release-note this for r0. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings The first rule of tautology club is the first rule of tautology club.
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