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Bug#345592: linux-image-2.6.14-2-k7: pwc module doesn't work

On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 04:08:43PM +1300, Srdjan wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.14-2-k7
> Version: 2.6.14-7
> Severity: normal
> It works with linux-image-2.6.14-1-k7, where it is supplied as a
> separate package.

It works also, but the uncompression has been moved out of the kernel driver,
into an hypothetical userland. That said, userland apps have not adapted to
it, nor has any userland way of uncompressing it surfaced in any way.

That said, the third-party old-pwc module is still there, and needs just to be
rebuilt against the 2.6.14-2 abi, and it will do the proper diversion or
whatever of the pwc module and work well, so i believe what you see is a pwc
external driver package bug which has not yet been rebuild against the new


Sven Luther

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