Bug#475295: linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64: firewire doesn't work on ipod and camcorder
severity 475295 normal
forcemerge 475295 449272
Alec Robertson wrote:
> New firewire in 2.6.22 and 2.6.24 does not work properly with older
> firewire ipods (hangs after a few data transfers and requires an eject
> of the pcmcia firewire card). It doesn't work at all with camcorders
> that require the /dev/raw1394 device. According to the ieee1394 site,
> the old stack should be used instead. Why was debian migrated to a new
> stack when it doesn't work? Will this be reversed in a kernel update?
known; please look at the other bug reports for the same issue.
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