Bug#436267: Firewire support in lenny
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008, Michael Stone wrote:
> No, not particularly at this point; I think there are plenty of bug
> reports indicating that the userspace components in debian don't support
> juju well.
well that is quite a shame!?!
juju is been released on the third fedora release
for most userspace apps there exist working patches as documented
by post of libdc1394 maintainer.
> (Or, if you're talking about the issues with firewire chains,
> I was hoping for a "yes that works here" or "it doesn't work for
> anybody" before I spend an hour or two gathering information. Especially
> since leaving a firewire device plugged into the hub causes the whole
> system to freeze after a minute or two.)
indeed this beahaviour is known to work with latest 2.6.25 stack
>> that would be a start to do something useful.
> A start to doing something useful would be to admit that there is no
> possibility that the new firewire stack can be reasonably tested for
> video applications by the time lenny freezes.
we reverted for etch+half, if userspace stays as lame as currently
it is still an option for Lenny but we'd prefer out of several
provided grounds not to be forced to do that.