Hi Ben,

thank you for your fast answer and the very professional completion of my 
inquiry!

Finally i found the mistake, i installed a 64bit kernel on a 32 bit OS.


Best regards
Masi

-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Ben Hutchings [mailto:b...@decadent.org.uk] 
Gesendet: Freitag, 2. Februar 2018 17:58
An: Masi Osmani <osm...@mehrkanal.com>
Cc: 889...@bugs.debian.org
Betreff: Re: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=889146

Control: tag -1 moreinfo

On Fri, 2018-02-02 at 17:30 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-02-02 at 16:12 +0000, Masi Osmani wrote:
> > Hello mr. Hutchings,
> > 
> > i opened the bug 
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=889146
> > 
> > The bug tracker was not able to identify the responsible maintainer.
> 
> Oh, it doesn't recognise the new binary package name because that 
> package is not present in the main archive, only the security archive.
> I've reassigned this bug.
> 
> > I saw in this changelog 
> > https://tracker.debian.org/media/packages/l/linux/changelog-3.2.96-3 
> > that you commited the code for the kernel : linux (3.2.96-3) 
> > wheezy-security
> > 
> > i would appreciate it if you could evaluate my problems.
> 
> Did you build an "out-of-tree" driver for it previously?  If so, it 
> needs to be rebuilt against the new kernel headers.

I had a quick look at the source for the driver included in the kernel, and it 
does not appear to support 32-bit utilities working with a 64- bit kernel.

I eventually found the out-of-tree version of the driver (on Broadcom's web 
site), and that doesn't support any kernel version beyond Linux 2.6.37.  So I 
assume you weren't using this.

Did you switch from a 32-bit to a 64-bit kernel package?

Ben.

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Ben Hutchings
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