[arch-releng] intel modem drivers (WAS: Archiso patch (FS#10831))
thomas at archlinux.org
Sat Jul 25 05:35:57 EDT 2009
Dieter Plaetinck schrieb:
>> @Dieter: On another note, you should probably remove the intel modem
>> drivers from the package list (intel-536ep, intel-537). Also add the
>> intel 5150 firmware which is missing until now.
> Can you give us more info on the 2 to remove? why should we remove them?
I don't see a reason for them to be there. They're drivers for some
internal windows modems, which are too slow for FTP installation anyway.
And I don't like binary blobs on our ISO.
> dieter at dieter-ws-a7n8x-arch ~ pacman -Ss intel | grep 5150
> core/iwlwifi-5150-ucode 184.108.40.206-1
> Intel wireless firmware for Intel Wireless WiFi 5150AGN
> this is the one we should include?
Yes. The 5000-ucode support all 5XXX cards except the 5150.
> @ all: is there an easy way to check if we should include any more drivers?
> We probably didn't give enough attention to the package list
Most is in-kernel anyway.
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