Bug#705814: Incorrect firmware prompt for Intel Wireless 6005/6205
tag 705814 + patch
Le Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 03:00:16PM +0100, Ben Hutchings a écrit :
> Bug #705655 will not be fixed in time for r0.
> The release notes should say that:
> "If you have an Intel Wireless 6005 or 6205 card then the installer
> will prompt for the firmware file iwlwifi-6000g2a-6.ucode. This file
> is not included in the firmware-iwlwifi package and is not actually
> needed. You must answer 'no' to continue with installation."
here is the same in DocBook, added at the bottom of the "issues" chapter,
with the title "Erroneous firmware prompt with some Intel Wireless cards".
--- en/issues.dbk (révision 9753)
+++ en/issues.dbk (copie de travail)
@@ -299,4 +299,15 @@
+ <title>Erroneous firmware prompt with some Intel Wireless cards</title>
+ If you have an Intel Wireless 6005 or 6205 card then the installer will
+ prompt for the firmware file <filename>iwlwifi-6000g2a-6.ucode</filename>.
+ This file is not included in the <systemitem
+ role="package">firmware-iwlwifi</systemitem> package and is not actually
+ needed. You must answer <emphasis>no</emphasis> to continue with installation.
Have a nice Sunday,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan