Re: Possible bug in SCSI Kconfig

From: Fabio Comolli
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 15:45:31 EST


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 9:34 PM, Matthew Wilcox <matthew@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 09:31:51PM +0200, Fabio Comolli wrote:
>> Unfortunately this is not an option because of ipw2200. I don't use
>> initrd and if I turn off CONFIG_MODULES the kernel hangs forever
>> requesting the firmware.
> Have you investigated CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE?

Wow! You made my day:

ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.2.2kmr
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
ipw2200 0000:06:05.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 20 (level, low) -> IRQ 20
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
firmware: using built-in firmware ipw2200-bss.fw


> --
> Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
> "Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
> operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
> a retrograde step."
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at