cvs commit: src/release/ia64

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Sun Aug 29 14:31:57 PDT 2004

On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 10:24:26PM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >   Modified files:
> >     release/ia64 
> >   Log:
> >   Put the ispfw.ko module on the EFI boot partition when creating a
> >   bootable ISO. HP machines (like the rx2600) that (also) have isp(4)
> >   may have a non-standard firmware on the controller. Our isp(4) driver
> >   is not able to work with those and even panics. This makes installing
> >   FreeBSD rather impossible. By adding the ispfw.ko module, we give the
> >   user a chance to upload a certified firmware onto the card and so make
> >   it possible to either use the isp(4) successfully or otherwise avoid
> >   the panic.
> Neat! I have the distinct feeling I know the box where this needs to be
> tested on ;)

Oh, good. I don't have to ask then... :-)

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at

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