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Bug#408928: marked as done (ipw3945d: please allow /var/run as tmpfs)

Your message dated Wed, 07 Feb 2007 05:47:03 +0000
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and subject line Bug#408928: fixed in ipw3945d 1.7.22-4
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Package: ipw3945d
Version: 1.7.22-3
Severity: normal
Tags: patch


since I use a tmpfs for my /var/run [1], ipw3945d cannot start
anymore, because /var/run/ipw3945d doesn't exist.  The following patch
solves the problem (similar to bugs #390506 [2] and # [3]):

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
--- ipw3945d.ORG	2007-01-28 23:47:23.000000000 +0100
+++ ipw3945d	2007-01-29 10:49:32.000000000 +0100
@@ -19,6 +19,7 @@
 # Occasionally we will be started by a modprobe hook very early,
 # when the filesystem might not be mounted rw yet. In this case
@@ -75,8 +76,20 @@
+# Check if /var/run/ipw3945d exists, create it if it doesn't.  This
+# is to let users have /var/run as tmpfs (see /etc/default/rcS).
+check_varrundir () {
+  if [ ! -d $VARRUNDIR ]; then
+    echo -n "Creating $VARRUNDIR..."
+    mkdir -m 0755 $VARRUNDIR
+    echo "done."
+  fi
 start_daemon() {
   if have_sys_entries; then
+    check_varrundir
     log_daemon_msg "Starting ipw3945 regulatory daemon" "ipw3945d"
     start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --chuid "${DAEMON_OWNER}"                \
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Please consider for inclusion, TIA.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/10/msg01277.html
[2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=390506
[3] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=408848

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-3-amd64
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages ipw3945d depends on:
ii  adduser                     3.102        Add and remove users and groups
ii  libc6                       2.3.6.ds1-10 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  lsb-base                    3.1-23       Linux Standard Base 3.1 init scrip

Versions of packages ipw3945d recommends:
ii  firmware-ipw3945              0.3        Binary firmware for IPW3945

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Source: ipw3945d
Source-Version: 1.7.22-4

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
ipw3945d, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/non-free/i/ipw3945d/ipw3945d_1.7.22-4.diff.gz
  to pool/non-free/i/ipw3945d/ipw3945d_1.7.22-4.dsc
  to pool/non-free/i/ipw3945d/ipw3945d_1.7.22-4_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 408928@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Jurij Smakov <jurij@debian.org> (supplier of updated ipw3945d package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon,  5 Feb 2007 22:10:45 -0800
Source: ipw3945d
Binary: ipw3945d
Architecture: source i386
Version: 1.7.22-4
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Kernel Team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Jurij Smakov <jurij@debian.org>
 ipw3945d   - Binary userspace regulatory daemon for Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Closes: 408928
 ipw3945d (1.7.22-4) unstable; urgency=low
   * Create the PID directory when starting, if it does not exist.
     This may happen if user have chosen to put /var/run on tmpfs.
     Thanks to Luca Capello. Closes: #408928
 d78577d9b94779aa0f5b74b50d047b9b 631 non-free/net extra ipw3945d_1.7.22-4.dsc
 22846f3ef6fb04e21a84e6495b6a3dc3 5672 non-free/net extra ipw3945d_1.7.22-4.diff.gz
 fb14b80d0fd66e9a23b49f4eae5e9492 37606 non-free/net extra ipw3945d_1.7.22-4_i386.deb

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