Re: Rejuvenated kernel-package uploaded to unstable, please test
On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Problem is that even though this may avoid package conflicts, it is *not*
> correct given the way Debian currently looks for firmware. Also, it is
> not the way upstream recommends to install firmware.
> All (non-free) Debian firmware packages install the firmware files
> directly under /lib/firmware, not /lib/firmware/$kernel-version.
> And Debian's udev does not consider the kernel-version when looking for
> firmware. /lib/udev/hotplug.functions has:
> FIRMWARE_DIRS='/lib/firmware /usr/local/lib/firmware /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware'
In contrast, the latest upstream udev (130) has this:
FIRMWARE_DIRS="/lib/firmware/$(uname -r) /lib/firmware"