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Old 03-02-2010, 09:44 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
 
Default Bug#543206: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686: tg3 broadcom driver missing

tags 543206 moreinfo
thanks

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:49:11AM +0200, Steven Degrauwe wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686
> Version: 2.6.30-5
> Severity: normal
> Tags: l10n
>
> With the new kernel-update, I got the following messages:
>
> update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.30-1-686
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso5.bin for module tg3
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso.bin for module tg3
> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3.bin for module tg3
>
> As for now, I haven't encountered problems with my network (wireless and wired). I have figured out that I can't use the TSO-capabilitys of my wired network.
>
> The bigest drawback I encounter is the time it takes my system to shutdown. Just before shutdown, I get the message: "Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso5.bin for module tg3".
> The problem is that is takes more than half a minute before I get the message, resulting in a signifanct longer shutdown-time.
>
> I have also installed the linux-firmware package. Is it possible to include the tg3-drivers in this package?

It is included since revision 0.18 of firmware-nonfree:

* Add Broadcom Tigon3 firmware for use with tg3 driver (closes: [53]543233)

Does it fix the driver for you?

Cheers,
Moritz



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Old 03-04-2010, 08:29 AM
Steven Degrauwe
 
Default Bug#543206: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686: tg3 broadcom driver missing

Yes, since revision 0.18 I do not have the warning enymore.

Thanx
Steven



On Tue, 2 Mar 2010 23:44:19 +0100
Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> wrote:

> tags 543206 moreinfo
> thanks
>
> On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:49:11AM +0200, Steven Degrauwe wrote:
> > Package: linux-image-2.6.30-1-686
> > Version: 2.6.30-5
> > Severity: normal
> > Tags: l10n
> >
> > With the new kernel-update, I got the following messages:
> >
> > update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.30-1-686
> > W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso5.bin for
> > module tg3 W: Possible missing
> > firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso.bin for module tg3 W: Possible
> > missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3.bin for module tg3
> >
> > As for now, I haven't encountered problems with my network
> > (wireless and wired). I have figured out that I can't use the
> > TSO-capabilitys of my wired network.
> >
> > The bigest drawback I encounter is the time it takes my system to
> > shutdown. Just before shutdown, I get the message: "Possible
> > missing firmware /lib/firmware/tigon/tg3_tso5.bin for module tg3".
> > The problem is that is takes more than half a minute before I get
> > the message, resulting in a signifanct longer shutdown-time.
> >
> > I have also installed the linux-firmware package. Is it possible to
> > include the tg3-drivers in this package?
>
> It is included since revision 0.18 of firmware-nonfree:
>
> * Add Broadcom Tigon3 firmware for use with tg3 driver (closes:
> [53]543233)
>
> Does it fix the driver for you?
>
> Cheers,
> Moritz



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