Bug#449272: linux-2.6: stop this farce, please
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:43:28AM +0100, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> I have a couple of external firewire disks that are essential to have a
> "working" computer.
> Ever since the firewire stack in the Debian kernel packages was switched
> to JuJu, these harddisks are no longer working. The controller seems to be
> recognized now in 2.6.24, I think it wasn't before. Or at least lspci
> lists the card correctly with 2.6.24.
you seem to not have read the relevant threads.
> The kernel messages I got with 2.6.24 were:
> Mar 5 08:44:15 scorpio kernel: firewire_ohci: Added fw-ohci device 0000:05:02.0, OHCI version 1.0
> Mar 5 08:44:15 scorpio kernel: firewire_core: created new fw device fw0 (0 config rom retries, S400)
> Mar 5 08:44:36 scorpio kernel: firewire_core: giving up on config rom for node id ffc1
> Mar 5 08:44:36 scorpio kernel: firewire_core: phy config: card 0, new root=ffc0, gap_count=5
> Contrary to some other issues reported with the JuJu stack, but similarly
> to the lack of firewire over ethernet, this is NOT a library or application
> issue, it's a kernel problem.
> I tried installing 2.6.22, couldn't use it because firewire did not work.
> I tried installing 2.6.23, couldn't use it because firewire did not work.
> Now I tried 2.6.24 and firewire is still not working.
we won't release with 2.6.24, can you please test newer also you didn't
open a new bug report. is upstream aware of your issues?
checkout trunk 2.6.25-rc3 and report back, see apt lines on