[Letux-kernel] Kernel 4.5-rc3

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Feb 8 21:10:30 CET 2016

Am 08.02.2016 um 20:32 schrieb Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>:

> On Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:11:34 +0100
> "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have merged/rebased to kernel 4.5-rc3.
>> No significant changes observed yet.
>> Except that I have fixed an issue with the twl4030-charger you maybe have not
>> even been aware (one of Marek's patches submitted a while ago was neither
>> upstream nor in our tree).
>> I have also upgraded the libertas patches, but for me it still does not find or install
>> the firmware (I have the package from Debian 8.2):
>> [   15.390777] libertas_sdio: Libertas SDIO driver
>> [   15.395599] libertas_sdio: Copyright Pierre Ossman
>> [   15.400695] driver_register 'libertas_sdio'
>> done.
>> ^[[?1;0c[   15.860626] libertas_sdio: failed to load helper firmware
> You know the parameter libertas_debug of the libertas module?
> That makes the module (and also libertas_sdio) output a lot of debugging info.
> But better disable powersaving if you have many parameters enabled.

Ok, will try.

BTW: I just managed ~30 minutes ago to start the WL183x module on the
Pyra mainboard. There, I had to locate a newer firmware version but then
it did load and I was able to scan for networks. Same kernel code as for

It could also be something else. E.g. the firmware file on my µSD could simply
be corrupted...


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