Bug#411294: linux-2.6: capi_{cmsg,message}2str not thread-safe; vulnerable to buffer overflow

2007-02-25 Thread Ben Hutchings
tags 411294 patch thanks There's a patch upstream: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/attachment.cgi?id=10526action=view It applies cleanly to version 2.6.18.dfsg.1-10 with a small offset in some files, but I haven't checked whether any other changes might be needed for 2.6.18. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings

Bug#415709: linux-image-2.6.18-4-686: dv1394 oops on device removal

2007-03-21 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-image-2.6.18-4-686 Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-11 Severity: normal Tags: patch, upstream I plugged in a CardBus 1394/USB card and used it to capture video from a DV camera. When I unplugged the card this resulted in an oops, though I didn't notice that immediately. When I plugged the

Re: Bug#446028: ITP: tg3dfsg -- firmware free Broadcom Tigon3 network driver

2007-10-11 Thread Ben Hutchings
such as ROM or flash, which Debian does not need to distribute. What we're talking about here is software for peripheral processors. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings The program is absolutely right; therefore, the computer must be wrong. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#405232: include rt2400/rt2500/rt2570/rt2x00

2007-11-21 Thread Ben Hutchings
These packages are probably technically ready to be included in linux-modules-extra. However, rt2x00 was merged into Linux 2.6.24-rc1, and the legacy drivers are not actively maintained upstream, so I don't know think this is really a good idea. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings It is impossible to make

Re: rt2x00-modules-2.6.18-5-k7: should depend on the linux-image version used to build it

2008-02-03 Thread Ben Hutchings
recommending it? No, you could configure it with network-manager instead. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Albert Einstein signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message

Bug#426561: modpost wrapper fails if given no filenames

2007-05-29 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-kbuild-2.6.18 Version: 2.6.18-1 If a module source directory does not provide source for any complete modules, stage 2 of the build runs modpost with no filenames. The upstream version of modpost silently does nothing in this case (so far as I can see). Debian's wrapper

Bug#434135: linux-image-2.6.21-2-686: NFS client buffers writes then hangs

2007-07-21 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-image-2.6.21-2-686 Version: 2.6.21-6 Severity: normal -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I have been using Kino to edit DV files on an NFS-mounted filesystem. When I export an edited sequence to a single file, Kino starts to write frames and then eventually hangs.

Bug#471461: linux-modules-extra-2.6: Please add sfc modules

2008-03-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-modules-extra-2.6 Version: 2.6.24-4 Severity: wishlist Please add the sfc modules (sfc-source). -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#468343: Page fault in nfs_complete_unlink

2008-03-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
through rpc_call_ops::rpc_release - NOT called with BKL! The locking was revised and probably fixed by patch e4eff1a622edd6ab7b73acd5d8763aa2fa3fee49 which went into Linux 2.6.23. It looks like this will apply to 2.6.18 with a tiny bit of fudging, but it changes ABI. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings

Bug#471461: linux-modules-extra-2.6: Please add sfc modules

2008-03-28 Thread Ben Hutchings
are built by the Makefile when it's not included by kbuild. You should not invoke kbuild directly on the module source directory. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email

Bug#471461: linux-modules-extra-2.6: Please add sfc modules

2008-03-28 Thread Ben Hutchings
Bastian Blank wrote: On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 04:31:11PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: You should not invoke kbuild directly on the module source directory. This is the prequisite to build it as part of linux-modules-*. OK. Why doesn't it do what module

Bug#471461: linux-modules-extra-2.6: Please add sfc modules

2008-03-29 Thread Ben Hutchings
Ben Hutchings wrote: Bastian Blank wrote: On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 04:31:11PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: You should not invoke kbuild directly on the module source directory. This is the prequisite to build it as part of linux-modules-*. OK. Why

Bug#479721: FTBFS with 2.6.25-1

2008-05-11 Thread Ben Hutchings
still refers to it. That's not a regression though.) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Beware of programmers who carry screwdrivers. - Leonard Brandwein signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Fixing linux-modules-extra-2.6

2008-05-11 Thread Ben Hutchings
haven't yet been able to test my suggested fixes for arch-dependent failures, and I don't know how we might disable some modules on some configurations (suggested for atl2). Also we don't know that there won't be other build failures once these are fixed. :-( Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Beware

Re: Fixing linux-modules-extra-2.6

2008-05-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 10:58 +0200, maximilian attems wrote: On Sun, 11 May 2008, Ben Hutchings wrote: sfc arm, armel, powerpc, sparc 475467 yes merged for 2.6.26 so can be dropped soon. Yes, I'm rather pleased about this one. :-) Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Always try

Bug#481561: linux-latest-2.6: Must be updated to depend on Linux 2.6.25

2008-05-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-latest-2.6 Version: 13 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 The linux-image-2.6-* packages still depend on linux-image-2.6.24-*, which are no longer in unstable. Obviously this needs to be updated. (Is there any reason why

reassign 401035 to linux-2.6, found 401035 in 2.6.17-9, found 401035 in 2.6.18-6 ...

2008-05-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
# Automatically generated email from bts, devscripts version 2.10.27 reassign 401035 linux-2.6 found 401035 2.6.17-9 found 401035 2.6.18-6 found 401035 2.6.22-6 -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Fixing linux-modules-extra-2.6

2008-05-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
be disabled on s390 and any other configuration that excludes PCI. sfc is still enabled. I just uploaded a fix for #480734, and will try to work through the other bugs with patches available. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Gates has joked that everything goes on and off unexepectedly in the house, which

Bug#479721: FTBFS with 2.6.25-1

2008-05-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
) unstable; urgency=low + + * Non-maintainer upload + * Added upstream patch for compatibility with Linux 2.6.25. +Closes: #479721. + + -- Ben Hutchings [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mon, 19 May 2008 23:46:03 +0100 + redhat-cluster (2.20080229-1) unstable; urgency=low [ Christian Perrier ] only

Bug#480733: Should not attempt to build et131x on s390

2008-05-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
A similar problem applies to sfc, and to any other PCI driver (though the others are already excluded from being built for s390). Ben. -- Ben Hutchings One of the nice things about standards is that there are so many of them. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: Fixing linux-modules-extra-2.6

2008-05-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
will build now if the remaining two PCI drivers are disabled on s390. iscsitarget and redhat-cluster could probably be re-enabled back now, but maybe it's best to leave them to a later upload for safety. I'm still working through the other build failures. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings One of the nice

Bug#487721: linux-2.6: ipw2200 wrongly claims it can scan for hidden ESSIDs

2008-06-23 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.25-5 Severity: normal Tags: patch -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Since I upgraded from Linux 2.6.24, NetworkManager cannot associate my Intel wireless card, handled by the ipw2200 driver, with my AP, which has a hidden SSID. NetworkManager thinks

Re: finalizing 2.6.28 config options

2009-02-08 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Fri, 2009-02-06 at 14:42 +0100, maximilian attems wrote: [...] * FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL default enabled we probably don't ship right yet relevant firmware separetly? FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL enables inclusion of firmware along with drivers in the main kernel image, and has no effect on driver

Bug#514288: stock debian kernels map heap, data, and other sections as rwx

2009-02-08 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 15:44 -0800, tgo wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.24-e Version: 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 On both vmlinuz-2.6.18-5-686 and vmlinuz-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-686 kernels, the debian system maps the heap, binary data, and other data sections as rwx, instead of the normal and sensible

Re: Problem with CIFS on Lenny?

2009-02-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
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Re: Problem with CIFS on Lenny?

2009-02-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
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Bug#515073: linux-image-2.6.26-1-vserver-686: realtek r8139.ko shows erattic packets dropped (changes fast, always) from ifconfig

2009-02-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
). It will probably be possible to apply this fix in a stable update. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance. - Robert Coveyou signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed

Bug#515982: linux-image-2.6-486: Cannot boot on i486

2009-02-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
GENERIC_NOP7 and the instruction pointer in this crash points into the middle of those, which suggests that they've just been changed. I think this is something to do with the tracing added by CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS_SUPPORT. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings For every action, there is an equal and opposite

RFC: Firmware removal

2009-02-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Now that lenny is out, it's time for an update on this. I wrote: No word from Sun re Cassini. Still no word, I've tried contacting Simon Phipps now. There is a FreeBSD driver for the Kawasaki USB network chips (kaweth driver) under 4-clause BSD but the stated copyright holder for the

[PATCH] Firmware removal

2009-02-21 Thread Ben Hutchings
=== --- debian/patches/features/all/drivers-net-typhoon-request_firmware.patch (revision 0) +++ debian/patches/features/all/drivers-net-typhoon-request_firmware.patch (revision 0) @@ -0,0 +1,167 @@ +From 06fdc64b4d38bde05d41dfa9dfef78473ffae8cd Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 +From: Ben Hutchings b

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2009-02-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 10:58 +0100, maximilian attems wrote: On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 03:53:22AM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: Here's a patch against svn://svn.debian.org/svn/kernel/dists/trunk/linux-2.6. Still largely untested, I'm afraid. Ben. looks good to me. anyway now is a good

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2009-02-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 11:37 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote: On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 03:53:22AM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: --- debian/patches/series/orig-0(revision 12898) +++ debian/patches/series/orig-0(working copy) @@ -1,10 +1,16 @@ -X debian/dfsg/files-1 There is a reason why

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2009-02-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 15:10 +, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 11:37 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote: [...] Why is that a global variable? This was written by Jaswinder Singh; ask him. ;-) This was clearly wrong given that firmware was loaded in the probe function, not the module

Re: dmesg timestamps vs uptime

2009-02-25 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 20:47 -0500, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote: My today reported (and reassigned to linux2.6) bug #517122 doesn't gimme rest. One of the problem of analysis of traces is that some times are recorded since epoch, some are the kernel's uptime. what puzzles me is: * Difference

Re: Re: dmesg timestamps vs uptime

2009-02-26 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 23:06 -0500, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote: Hi Ben, Thanks -- that is a nice pointer (i.e. /proc/sched_debug), but I still can't match everything up in my mind... could you gimme a little hint? I guess the .clock (in sched_debug) is the interesting one, but it doesn't

Bug#517181: linux-image-2.6.28-1-amd64: bnx2 driver not shipped

2009-02-26 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 14:20 +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.28-1-amd64 Version: 2.6.28-1 Severity: important *** Please type your report below this line *** The bnx2 driver is not available in 2.6.28. The same is available in 2.6.26 We have been patching bnx2 to

Bug#517627: linux-image-2.6.26-1-parisc64-smp: Acenic driver without firmware triggers HPMC

2009-03-01 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-03-01 at 01:48 +0100, Thibaut VARENE wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.26-1-parisc64-smp Version: 2.6.26-13 Severity: important Acenic driver is provided without firmware. When it's being loaded at boot time, it starts complaining that it can't find a firmware to load. Boot

Bug#517193: linux-image-2.6.28-1-amd64 fails to boot on amd64

2009-03-03 Thread Ben Hutchings
Can you confirm whether this boot failure matches the bug filed upstream as http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12520? That bug has not yet been fixed in a stable release but is believed to be fixed in Linux 2.6.29. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Life is like a sewer: what you get out

Bug#494009: linux-2.6: are the ATI firmware-nonfree files available?

2009-03-09 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 01:56 +1030, Arthur Marsh wrote: Package: linux-2.6 Followup-For: Bug #494009 I couldn't find any files containing ATI firmware at http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/ Are these files available anywhere? They're in the Subversion

Re: future proofing linux-2.6 config, disabling deprecated interfaces

2009-03-17 Thread Ben Hutchings
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Bug#509646: bnx2x firmware licensing

2009-03-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 13:05 -0600, John Wright wrote: Hi Eilon, In bnx2x_init_values.h, there appear to be several sourceless firmware blobs (init_data_*, *_int_table_data_*, and arguably init_ops). [...] init_ops looks like a plausible preferred form for modification to me. It's not very

Bug#414287: eth0 to eth0_rename_ren

2009-03-23 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 09:06 +, Nigel Horne wrote: I just had to change my motherboard and when I did I lost eth0 and it was called eth0_rename with no networking. I manually changed everything in /etc/network/interfaces from eth0 to eth0_rename along with firewall/routing/blah blah

Bug#520891: general: Data coruption on my /dev/sda - /dev/sdd sata_siil siil 3114 chip

2009-03-23 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 16:55 +0100, Bengt Samuelsson wrote: I will be verry happy to ansver every question you may have. It is an old problem I am not able to solve myself. There is an old bug report on the kernel Bugzilla http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6845. Unfortunately several

Bug#521553: rt2860 driver contains non-free firmware

2009-03-28 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 15:03 +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote: Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.29 Severity: serious [cc-ed to debian-eeepc-devel as the affected network controller is uused in several eeepc models] Hi, The file drivers/staging/rt2860/common/firmware.h contains the following

Bug#521553: rt2860 driver contains non-free firmware

2009-03-28 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 02:34:14PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 15:03 +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote: Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.29 Severity: serious [cc-ed to debian-eeepc-devel as the affected network controller is uused in several eeepc models] Hi

Re: Comments regarding firmware-nonfree_0.15_amd64.changes

2009-03-29 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 23:06 +, Frank Lichtenheld wrote: Hi. debian/copyright for firmware-linux says The binary firmwares are downloaded from http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree; which is probably not true. Shouldn't that be kernel.org or something? This new

Bug#485034: linux-image-2.6.25-2-686: ath5k associates but no network

2009-03-30 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-03-29 at 10:38 -0700, Bill Wohler wrote: maximilian attems m...@stro.at wrote: I did, however, try WEP with 2.6.26. My box still did not associate. could you please try a more recent kernel like 2.6.29. ath5k saw a lot of work since. Thanks. There are a couple of

Bug#522415: firmware-nonfree: please create a mother package for all firmware

2009-04-04 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 08:43 +0200, Holger Levsen wrote: On Samstag, 4. April 2009, maximilian attems wrote: and here comes a fsf purist :P wanting better usability. as i told you this will be anyway the tendancy as all newer firmware will land in f-linux. eparse. hint: te bts aint

Re: HP netbook ethernet problem.

2009-04-08 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 11:15 -0700, jscottkas...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi guys, I'm not subscribed, so please CC. I'm trying to use Debian on a brand new HP Mini 1030NR netbook. The internal wired ethernet adaptor is supported by the Sky2 driver. The problem that I have is that the device is

Bug#522956: firmware-matrox: g200-warp firmware from firmware-linux kills system on 3d-acceleration

2009-04-10 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 19:21 +0300, David Baron wrote: Package: firmware-linux Version: 0.16? Severity: critical Justification: breaks the whole system As of 2.6.29 kernels, this (nonfree?) code is broken out of the kernel's driver and loaded from this package. The mga driver for Matrox

Bug#522956: firmware-matrox: g200-warp firmware from firmware-linux kills system on 3d-acceleration

2009-04-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 21:58 +0300, David Baron wrote: [...] What happens if you uninstall the firmware? The result should be a fallback to software rendering. This is what happens. Your bug report is for firmware-linux. If you have not installed it, clearly you have not found a bug in the

New position statement on firmware

2009-04-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
The current text at http://wiki.debian.org/KernelFirmwareLicensing is: Debian kernel team identifies the following three types of firmware, currently found in the Linux kernel: 1. Sourceless binary blobs with no license, no explicit permission to redistribute, or an explicit prohibition

Re: New position statement on firmware

2009-04-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 11:31 -0600, dann frazier wrote: [...] It is the intention of the kernel team to: This sounds more like a plan instead of a position statement. imo, a position statement should be more along the lines of what we will permit and what we won't, as opposed to what we are

Re: So just how are out of tree kernel modules supposed to work now?

2009-04-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 14:52 -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote: I am starting to think that debian has completely broken support for compiling out of tree kernel modules as of 2.6.29 now. It used to be, that if you needed to know if a certain function used one style or another, then you could do

Re: So just how are out of tree kernel modules supposed to work now?

2009-04-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 17:55 -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote: On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 09:13:50PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 14:52 -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote: I am starting to think that debian has completely broken support for compiling out of tree kernel modules

Bug#524699: e1000e: random kernel oopses

2009-04-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sun, 2009-04-19 at 12:29 +0200, F. Stoyan wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.29-1-686 Version: 2.6.29-3 Severity: normal Dear Kernel Maintainers, When I disconnect the ethernet cable, the kernel randomly oopses on my IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T500. This doesn't happens with 2.6.28. This

Bug#524699: e1000e NVM mutex contention warnings

2009-04-19 Thread Ben Hutchings
David, What's your plan for collecting information about NVM mutex contention and when do you intend to remove the warnings? I have to say I find this way of testing very user-unfriendly and would like to see it gone as soon as possible. Ben. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally

Bug#524699: e1000e NVM mutex contention warnings

2009-04-23 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 15:15 -0700, Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: Ben Hutchings wrote: What's your plan for collecting information about NVM mutex contention and when do you intend to remove the warnings? I have to say I find this way of testing very user-unfriendly and would like to see it gone

Bug#525296: Cannot set tg3 interface to full duplex

2009-04-23 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 10:23 -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote: Package: linux-image-2.6.26-1-686 Version: 2.6.26-13lenny2 Neither mii-tool nor ethtool can set my network interface to full duplex. This is a huge problem here. Do you also expect to get a gigabit link or only 100 megabit?

Bug#525296: Cannot set tg3 interface to full duplex

2009-04-24 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 09:33 -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote: On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:29:23AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: Do you also expect to get a gigabit link or only 100 megabit? The other end is set to 100/full. That is what I want to set the NIC to. Please run mii-tool -v eth0

Bug#526805: firmware-iwlwifi: wlan0 needs extra poke to come up

2009-05-03 Thread Ben Hutchings
. If I do an ifup wlan0 then it says, ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready This is normal. and the DHCP goes ahead and doesn't get any response. [...] What does iwconfig wlan0 say in this case? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings No political challenge can be met by shopping. - George Monbiot

Bug#464197: Any update on this issue?

2009-05-03 Thread Ben Hutchings
snd_cs46xx_clear_BA1(struct snd_cs46xx *chip, unsigned long offset, unsigned long len); int cs46xx_dsp_enable_spdif_out (struct snd_cs46xx *chip); int cs46xx_dsp_enable_spdif_hw (struct snd_cs46xx *chip); --- END --- -- Ben Hutchings No political challenge can be met by shopping. - George Monbiot

Bug#464197: Any update on this issue?

2009-05-03 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 01:35 +0200, Antonio Ospite wrote: On Mon, 04 May 2009 00:17:03 +0100 Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk wrote: On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 21:45 -0600, dann frazier wrote: Kalle: would you mind submitting your patch upstream, if you haven't already? A lot

Bug#464197: Any update on this issue?

2009-05-04 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 08:21 +0300, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo wrote: Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk writes: - Remove Modified on... lines; that's what the commit message is for Those were the prominent notices mentioned in GPLv2 2. a). Right, I see. I believe the Debian patch system makes

Bug#529850: Please include firmware for broadcom WLAN bcm43xx

2009-05-21 Thread Ben Hutchings
to be extracted with the firmware cutter. What? How? You'll have to be a bit more explicit. I don't see anything looking like a firmware blob in the C sources or any licence text applying to the object files. Ben. On my notebook with bcm4318, this firmware works fine. -- Ben Hutchings

Bug#494010: Source for dsp56k firmware

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here is the assembly-language source for the firmware, licenced under GPLv2. Adding this to the kernel source package should fix this bug. Ben. ; Author: Frederik Noring [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; ; This file is subject to the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public ; License. See the file

Bug#494007: binary firmware in drivers/char/drm/r128_cce.c

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here's a patch to make r128 use request_firmware. This is compile-tested only as I don't have appropriate hardware. The firmware file can be produced by writing the array as 32-bit little-endian values. However, there is still a problem with its licence. Ben. diff --git

Bug#494009: binary firmware in drivers/char/drm/radeon_microcode.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here's a patch to radeon to make it use request_firmware. This is compile-tested only, but I have hardware I can test on shortly. The firmware files can be produced by writing the arrays as 32-bit little-endian values. They should be suitable for inclusion in firmware-nonfree, so I am including

Bug#501153: binary firmware in drivers/net/tehuti_fw.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here's a patch for tehuti to make it use request_firmware. This is compile-tested only. The firmware file can be produced by writing out the array s_loadFirm as 32-bit little-endian values. However, the licence remains a problem. Ben. diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig

Bug#501152: binary firmware in drivers/net/starfire_firmware.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here's a patch for starfire to make it use request_firmware. This is compile-tested only. The firmware files can be produced by writing out the firmware_rx and firmware_tx arrays as 32-bit little-endian values. However, the licence remains a problem. Ben. diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig

Bug#494009: binary firmware in drivers/char/drm/radeon_microcode.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
However, you should probably use this patch and firmware format instead: http://git.infradead.org/users/jaswinder/firm-jsr-2.6.git?a=commitdiff;h=3a911a216742e4ab998f3281409d46a62f252716 Ben. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#501153: binary firmware in drivers/net/tehuti_fw.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
You could use this similar patch instead: http://git.infradead.org/users/jaswinder/firm-jsr-2.6.git?a=commitdiff;h=e41f3e5f8c5110871e376a2566b8eea2932b813b Ben. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#498631: binary firmware in drivers/net/cassini.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
You could use this patch and firmware format instead: http://git.infradead.org/users/jaswinder/firm-jsr-2.6.git?a=commitdiff;h=5263b94d83666854240d254852dd44309c436e25 Ben. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#501152: binary firmware in drivers/net/starfire_firmware.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
You could use this patch and firmware format instead: http://git.infradead.org/users/jaswinder/firm-jsr-2.6.git?a=commitdiff;h=6963b36bfb1f171ae8ea4884e239bdccc5f47266 Ben. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Bug#501153: Tehuti driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
the licence for the firmware, and preferably issue a new licence that clearly allows Debian and others to distribute the firmware. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#498631: Sun GigaSwift driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
, and preferably issue a new licence that clearly allows Debian and others to distribute the firmware. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#494007: binary firmware in drivers/char/drm/r128_cce.c

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
I asked Dave Airlie about this: 23:36 bwh airlied: Do you know who might be a good person to write to at ATI/AMD about the licence for firmware in r128? 23:48 airlied bwh: what license you want it under? its already MIT licensed. 23:50 bwh airlied: Is it? Thing is, r128_cce.c doesn't have any

Bug#501152: binary firmware in drivers/net/starfire_firmware.h

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
FreeBSD appears to have copied the proper copyright notices into their versions of the firmware: http://fxr.watson.org/fxr/source/dev/sf/starfire_rx.h http://fxr.watson.org/fxr/source/dev/sf/starfire_tx.h (c)2001 Adaptec, Inc. By using this software you agree that it is licensed to you AS IS and

Bug#501153: Tehuti driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-12 Thread Ben Hutchings
the licence for the firmware, and preferably issue a new licence that clearly allows Debian and others to distribute the firmware. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#501153: Tehuti driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-13 Thread Ben Hutchings
it says we must also distribute source code, and we cannot. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Bug#494010: Source for dsp56k firmware

2008-10-14 Thread Ben Hutchings
You wrote: On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 08:10:53PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: Here is the assembly-language source for the firmware, licenced under GPLv2. Very nice! Where did you find it? It was added to the upstream tree recently as part of the firmware separation effort. Adding

Bug#494010: Source for dsp56k firmware

2008-10-15 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 07:49:19PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote: On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 06:12:23PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote: On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 03:16:56AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: It's for a Motorola 56000 (aka DSP56000 or DSP56K) processor, which is a different architecture

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2008-10-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
Next, a patch for firmware-nonfree that allows firmware to be read from and installed to subdirectories as expected by some drivers. Ben. Index: firmware-nonfree/debian/bin/gencontrol.py === ---

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2008-10-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
) + * Add Intel PRO/100 firmware used by e100 driver (firmware-e100) + + -- Ben Hutchings [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun, 12 Oct 2008 21:00:37 +0100 + firmware-nonfree (0.13) unstable; urgency=low * Make firmware-bnx2 trigger update-initramfs (closes: #494936) signature.asc Description

Firmware removal progress

2008-10-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 00:34 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: I'm going to post a series of patches that aim to fix the RC bugs relating to sourceless firmware. Unfortunately, a quick search suggests that there is still more left: file licence distributable

Bug#501153: Tehuti driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 12:04:35PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:52:31AM +0200, Pinchas wrote: Dear Ben This subject was discussed and clarified in the past and it was agreed that the firmware part of the Driver will be distributed in Binary. This Firmware

Re: [PATCH] Firmware removal

2008-10-16 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 00:39 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: Finally, the metadata for sourceless firmware that can be moved to firmware-nonfree. A source package including the added firmware is available at http://womble.decadent.org.uk/tmp/firmware-nonfree_0.14.dsc. Ben. signature.asc

Re: Firmware removal progress

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 17:10 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 00:44:45 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 00:34 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: I'm going to post a series of patches that aim to fix the RC bugs relating to sourceless firmware

Bug#502663: linux-2.6: Binary firmware in dabusb driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The file drivers/media/video/dabfirmware.h contains machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. A patch is available to make this driver use the request_firmware() API,

Bug#502665: Binary firmware in kaweth driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The file drivers/net/usb/kawethfw.h contains machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. Further, the licence for the firmware is stated to be GPLv2 which does not allow

Bug#502667: Binary firmware in qla1280 driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The files drivers/scsi/ql1{2160,040,280}_fw.h contain machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. Further, the licence for the firmware is stated to be GPLv2 which does

Bug#502668: Binary firmware in whiteheat driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The file drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat_fw.h contains machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. Further, the licence for the firmware is stated to be GPLv2 which does

Bug#502666: Binary firmware in mga driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The file drivers/char/drm/mga_ucode.h contains machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. I have written a patch to make this driver use the request_firmware() API, and

Bug#502669: Binary firmware in typhoon driver

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-9 Severity: serious Justification: Policy 2.2.1 The file drivers/net/typhoon-firmware.h contains machine code written as C structures/arrays, for which the source code is not provided. There is a patch available to make this driver use the request_firmware()

Re: Firmware removal progress

2008-10-18 Thread Ben Hutchings
Here's an updated overview; I think this now covers all sourceless firmware/microcode left in linux-2.6: driver bug source file(s) licenceaction - cassini498631 net/cassini.h

Re: Firmware removal progress

2008-10-20 Thread Ben Hutchings
Today's status: driver bug source file(s) licenceaction - cassini498631 net/cassini.hGPLv2 remove dabusb 502663 media/video/dabfirmware.h

Bug#502668: WhiteHEAT driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-20 Thread Ben Hutchings
to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#502668: WhiteHEAT driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
of the current GPLv2 text. Please send the new version of whiteheat_fw.h by way of confirmation. Thanks a lot! Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#501153: Tehuti driver and firmware distribution for Linux

2008-10-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
you very much. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Bug#494308: e100 firmware testing

2008-10-22 Thread Ben Hutchings
On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 17:05 -0600, dann frazier wrote: hey Ben, I got around to testing a build from the source you reference in your blog[1] today - but it appears that the e100 patch in place simply removes the firmware and marks the driver broken. I see in #494308 that there were a couple

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