Bug#989863: debian-installer: Firmware problems in bullseye
On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 06:14:09AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> I haven't uploaded it since I'm seeing iwlwifi requesting what appears
> to be a debug-only firmware (iwl-debug-yoyo.bin), that's even requested
> via an aptly-named firmware_request_nowarn() function in linux.git; I'd
> like to check with the kernel maintainers whether it's expected for this
> message to show up in dmesg still (given the name and comments in
> linux.git, I'm not sure it should). In any cases, it's slightly sad to
> pause and prompt users from firmware files we don't ship anywhere
> (AFAICT), that they don't actually need.
> Therefore, I'm tempted to blacklist this firmware file in hw-detect
> (i.e. pretend it was never requested).
This reminds me of the long(ish) standing bug report #969264 and