lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri, 4 Jul 2008 10:36:34 -0400
From:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>
To:	maximilian attems <max@...o.at>
Cc:	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>,
	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, hugh@...itas.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com,
	mchan@...adcom.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"

On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 04:24:03PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> yes i'd call them severly broken.
> as it is quite easy to pick up the modinfo firmware module output.
> 
> their trouble is that they sync initramfs-tools from Debian only
> once every 2 years or so.

Well, Takashi just mentioned that SuSE's mkinitrd may not handle
/lib/firmware correctly either....

> hpa is working to provide a lot of what is needed in klibc.
> it isn't yet there as it misses mdadm, lvm2 and cryptsetup support,
> but it is getting much better due to our Debian/Ubuntu exposure.
> we added several features to klibc and fixed bugs. similar to the
> early opensuse exposure which unfortunately got dropped.

I will definitely sign up to try this once there is lvm2 support.  :-)

         		       	     	      - Ted
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/

Powered by blists - more mailing lists