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Re: [Xen-devel] [linux-mingo-tip-master test] 12632: tolerable FAIL - PUSHED
Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [linux-mingo-tip-master test] 12632:
tolerable FAIL - PUSHED"):
> At least some of these xen-boot failures (I looked at
> have missing firmware:
> Apr 10 13:57:11.884530 [ 28.946844] bnx2: Can't load firmware file
Thanks for looking into this.
> That'll be because the new kernel needs something newer than what is
> provided by Squeeze's linux-firmware* packages. I usually set
> CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL to avoid this (mostly, sometimes they forget
> to even include the firmware update, which happened once recently with
> bnx2 IIRC, so watch out for that):
Hrmf. At least I guess that'll be a real regression upstream if that
happens. I have submitted a change to set CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL.
> The other option, as noted below, is to run "make firmware_install".
That's less appealing because of the need to mess around more with
initrds and build scripts.
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