Debian Bug report logs - #471377
bnx2 driver not included

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Package: linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64; Maintainer for linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64 is (unknown);

Reported by: Michael Spang <>

Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 20:36:20 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version linux-2.6/2.6.24-4

Fixed in version 2.6.25-1

Done: maximilian attems <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#471377; Package linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Michael Spang <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: bnx2 driver not included
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 16:30:17 -0400
Package: linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64
Version: 2.6.24-4
Severity: normal

Please set CONFIG_BNX2. This driver was included in past versions.

Michael Spang

-- Package-specific info:
** Version:
Linux version 2.6.24-1-amd64 (Debian 2.6.24-4) ( (gcc version 4.1.3 20080114 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.2-19)) #1 SMP Mon Feb 11 13:47:43 UTC 2008

** Command line:
root=/dev/hdc5 ro 

** Not tainted
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1-amd64
Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64 depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]        1.5.11etch1 Debian configuration management sy
ii  initramfs-tools [linux-initr 0.85h       tools for generating an initramfs
ii  module-init-tools            3.3-pre4-2  tools for managing Linux kernel mo

linux-image-2.6.24-1-amd64 recommends no packages.

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Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: maximilian attems <>
Subject: Re: bnx2 driver not included
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 22:57:03 +0200
Version: 2.6.25-1

driver had to been disabled due too license restrictions
placed on the firmware.

readded with request_firmware() patch, you'll find a
bnx2 firmware package in non-free.


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