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Bug 191622 - Include cxacru firmware
Summary: Include cxacru firmware
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Everything (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Release Team
Depends on: 191630
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Reported: 2007-09-07 18:56 UTC by niogic
Modified: 2008-04-08 20:57 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

The modem's firmware (from CnxEtU.sys) (cxacru-fw.bin,609.19 KB, application/octet-stream)
2007-09-07 18:58 UTC, niogic
The modem's boot image (from WBoot.hex) (cxacru-bp.bin,180 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2007-09-07 18:59 UTC, niogic

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Description niogic 2007-09-07 18:56:07 UTC
I'd like to see the cxacru firmware (I can give a copy to you) in the next media release. It doesn't need much space, and is needed for the Conexant AccessRunner USB ADSL Modem to work.

Expected Results:  
Let me configure the br2864 bridge.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Have a Conexant AccessRunner USB ADSL Modem
Actual Results:  
I have to load the firmware manually from another media (eg. usb stick, floppy) into /lib/firmware (that luckily is writeable!)

Expected Results:  
The firmware was already in /lib/firmware and it was loaded automatically in the modem as soon as I plugged it.
Comment 1 niogic 2007-09-07 18:58:35 UTC
Created attachment 130285 [details]
The modem's firmware (from CnxEtU.sys)

To be placed in /lib/firmware
Comment 2 niogic 2007-09-07 18:59:19 UTC
Created attachment 130286 [details]
The modem's boot image (from WBoot.hex)

To be placed in /lib/firmware
Comment 3 Chris Gianelloni (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-09-07 20:30:05 UTC
You'll need to get this firmware built into an ebuild and added to the tree, first.  We only add packages from our tree, otherwise people will get an inconsistent experience (it worked on the CD, but not Gentoo proper) with Gentoo.

Please file a separate bug for the ebuild for this firmware and set it as a blocker for this bug.
Comment 4 Chris Gianelloni (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-04-08 20:57:31 UTC
Unfortunately, we'll be unable to provide this firmware, as it has to be extracted from a proprietary source and isn't provided under an open source license or another license that allows redistribution.