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Re: btrfs

On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 11:51 +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Oct 2009, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > That package is currently called firmware-linux but will be renamed
> > shortly because we now also package the DFSG-free firmware from the
> > Linux tree as firmware-linux-free.  (firmware-linux will then become a
> > metapackage.)
> Thanks a lot for this advice!  Strangely installing the firmware-linux package 
> on 2.6.30 caused a kernel panic (I didn't expect it to do anything with the 
> current kernel as it only applied to 2.6.31).

The firmware blobs in firmware-linux[-nonfree] are required by *some*
drivers in all Debian kernel packages from 2.6.28-1 onward.

Please report this panic as bug.


Ben Hutchings
To err is human; to really foul things up requires a computer.

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