ports/90022: net/iwi-firmware behavior out of sync with latest driver
tom at hur.st
Tue Dec 6 12:50:04 UTC 2005
>Synopsis: net/iwi-firmware behavior out of sync with latest driver
>Arrival-Date: Tue Dec 06 12:50:02 GMT 2005
>Originator: Thomas Hurst
>Release: FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386
System: FreeBSD udat.nightsdawn.sf 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #0: Tue Dec 6 09:40:35 GMT 2005 root at udat.nightsdawn.sf:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/UDAT i386
Installed from November snapshot, supped to HEAD.
iwi(4) has recently changed its behavior with regard to firmware loading,
now doing so automatically when it's placed in /boot/firmware.
The iwi-firmware port however places firmware unconditionally in
/usr/local/share/iwi-firmware. It should be made aware of /boot/firmware
so reinstalling the port resolves the firmware open errors that
result from upgrading.
Install contents of /usr/local/share/iwi-firmware/ to /boot/firmware
depending on OS version, presumably also conditionally installing the
rc script now the driver can load firmware on its own.
Documenting /boot/firmware in the iwi manpage or so would also help :)
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