Unretiring cx18-firmware, if anyone else still wants it in the distro
simon at farnz.org.uk
Wed Mar 18 18:02:21 UTC 2015
On Wednesday 18 March 2015 13:56:07 Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1:34 PM, Simon Farnsworth <simon at farnz.org.uk> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I've got the misfortune of maintaining a small number of systems that use
> > the cx18 driver for their HVR-1600 cards; I'm just in the process of
> > bringing these systems up to Fedora 21, and have discovered that
> > cx18-firmware was retired.
> > As I'm going to have to maintain the package for work purposes, I'm
> > volunteering to maintain it in Fedora for F21 and later. If anyone's
> > interested in having it available in Fedora, the review request is at:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1203379
> These files are included in the upstream linux-firmware git repo.
> [jwboyer at lando linux-firmware]$ git log v4l-cx23418-*
> commit a699eb6997f21d4fc88526754824e90417749db6
> Author: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at redhat.com>
> Date: Fri Apr 3 07:33:20 2009 -0300
> Add firmwares for three Conexant chipsets for cx18, cx23885 and cx23840
> Add firmwares for those V4L/DVB devices:
> CX23418 PCI Broadcast A/V with MPEG encoder
> CX25843 sideport Broadcast A/V decoder
> CX23885 PCI Express Broadcast A/V decoder
> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at redhat.com>
> It would probably make a lot more sense just to get them included in
> the Fedora linux-firmware package.
That sounds like a very good idea to me. I've filed
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1203385 for the attention of the
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