On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 11:51 +1100, Russell Coker wrote: > On Thu, 8 Oct 2009, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. -- Ben Hutchings To err is human; to really foul things up requires a computer.
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