[arch-releng] intel modem drivers (WAS: Archiso patch (FS#10831))

Thomas Bächler 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
>     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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