Control: retitle -1 wireless-regdb: Missing support for kernel direct loading Control: severity -1 normal
On Wed, 07 Mar 2018 09:04:22 +0800 Paul Wise <p...@debian.org> wrote: > Package: wireless-regdb > Version: 2016.06.10-1 > Severity: serious > > When I booted Debian's package of Linux kernel 4.15 I noticed this in > my dmesg and systemd journal, it appears that the Linux kernel has > changed the name (and possibly format) of the regulatory database from > regulatory.bin to regulatory.db, making the current wireless-regdb > incompatible with Linux 4.15. > > kernel: cfg80211: failed to load regulatory.db > kernel: platform regulatory.0: Direct firmware load for regulatory.db failed > with error -2 > kernel: platform regulatory.0: firmware: failed to load regulatory.db (-2) > kernel: cfg80211: Loaded X.509 cert 'sforshee: 00b28ddf47aef9cea7' > kernel: cfg80211: Loading compiled-in X.509 certificates for regulatory > database wireless-regdb works in conjunction with crda, and that's still supported (so far as I can see). The kernel can also now load a signed db without the need for crda. That's what's failing. Unfortunately this was introduced without a config option, so it will keep producing these error messages until wireless-regdb is updated. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Never attribute to conspiracy what can adequately be explained by stupidity.
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