ports/98110: portupgrade of iwi-firmware breaks installed firmware. Now make install fails with iwi-firmware-2.4_7 is configured with iwi(4) support which you don't need.
sroberts at vickiandstacey.com
Mon May 29 22:10:28 UTC 2006
>Synopsis: portupgrade of iwi-firmware breaks installed firmware. Now make install fails with iwi-firmware-2.4_7 is configured with iwi(4) support which you don't need.
>Arrival-Date: Mon May 29 22:10:12 GMT 2006
>Originator: S Roberts
>Release: FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE i386
System: FreeBSD chimera.vickiandstacey.com 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #0: Sun May 28 11:47:03 BST 2006 sroberts at chimera.vickiandstacey.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/STEEL i386
portupgraded iwi-firmware to iwi-firmware-2.4_7 earlier today, but rebooting machine resulted in loss of wifi functionality. iwicontrol no longer worked.
Here are the details of installed (built-in) hardware:
iwi0 at pci2:2:0: class=0x028000 card=0x27128086 chip=0x42208086 rev=0x05 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
device = 'PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection'
class = network
Attempts to resinstall results in the following: -
Attempts to use make install clean:
# make install clean
===> iwi-firmware-2.4_7 is configured with iwi(4) support which you don't need.
*** Error code 1
Stop in /usr/ports/net/iwi-firmware.
Attempts to use pkg_add: -
# pkg_add -r iwi-firmware
Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/Latest/iwi-firmware.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/Latest/iwi-firmware.tbz' by URL
cvsup ports tree
portupgrade from iwi-firmware-2.4_2 to 2.4_7
<Lose wifi / iwicontrol cmd functionality>
Attempt to restore by either make install clean or pkg_add
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