Please apply the attached patches, install vt6656.fw underOn Thu, 2010-06-10 at 04:39 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 03:43 +0300, Dmitry Baryshev wrote:
> > Package: linux-source-2.6.32
> > Version: 2.6.32-9
> > Severity: important
> > I have VIA wifi card, it requires VT6656 driver. linux-2.6.32 contains
> > driver for it, but it cannot be compiled:
> > make: *** No rule to make target
> > `drivers/staging/vt6656/firmware.o', needed by
> > `drivers/staging/vt6656/vt6656_stage.o'. Stop.
> > I used "debuild -b -uc -us -j2" to build the package.
> > AFAIR, VIA has this driver as a separate source package, which works
> > under 2.6.27. Why doesn't the built-in driver work in 2.6.32? Thanks!
> This is a staging driver (i.e. low-quality) which we have not been
> requested to build. We have removed the firmware from it in order to
> comply with the DFSG. I will investigate whether it is possible to make
> the driver work with an external firmware image.
/lib/firmware, then build and test the driver.
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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