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Re: test ipw2100 / ipw2200 firmware [manually upgrade the package]


On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 02:36 +0100, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> I have submitted a patch to provide ipw2100/ipw2200 firmware [1],[2].
> I would appreciate if a Debian/Testing user of those chipsets could test
> the generated packages.

> URL: http://wiki.debian.org/ipw2200?action=AttachFile

The firmware have entered Debian-Testing, which means that they will be
in Lenny. However we have merged the packages in a package named

If you installed one of the packages I provided previously, you should
uninstall it manually, then download and install the new one from
testing. (because the new package don't conflict with the old one, this
would lead to an error message when you upgrade to Lenny, like below).



[1] http://packages.debian.org/firmware-ipw2x00

Typical error message during the installation of ipw2x00 over ipw2100 or ipw2200:
> apt-get install firmware-ipw2x00 
> ...
> dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/firmware-ipw2x00_0.14_all.deb (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite `/lib/firmware/ipw2100-1.3-p.fw', which is also in package firmware-ipw2100
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  /var/cache/apt/archives/firmware-ipw2x00_0.14_all.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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