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Re: Please test the new kernel (2.6.18.dfsg.1-9)

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 05:17:20PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> I didn't try any earlier 2.6.x, so this is not necessarily a regression
> from the last Debian's kernel, just a general problem.
> On my Fire 280R, it has two problems:
> * the Qlogic FC controller booted, reported that it can't load firmware,
>   and then just continued to sit there waiting. :(
> The first issue has a clear workaround (even if horrible, because the
> default display mode is very, very slow to render text), but I can't
> quite figure out the second one (and it's tedious to debug).
> I actually downloaded a file from the URL provided in the kernel help,
> and put it into /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware, but it seems sort of obvious
> that that won't quite work if you can't even get to / without the firmware.

It seems this is a more general regression, the Ubuntu folks have this:


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