[CentOS-virt] missing bnx2x firmware files in Xen4CentOS CentOS6 kernel 3.18.12-11

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Jul 7 23:10:07 UTC 2015

On 07/07/2015 04:03 PM, T.Weyergraf wrote:
> Hi all
> On 07/07/2015 10:30 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On 07/07/2015 12:20 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> [.... loads of stuff deleted .... ]
>>> OH .. I see, I did not get the firmware files, but their git pointer
>>> info :)
>>> I will rebuild and repost.
>> Please try the packages that are now in the same location.
>> http://people.centos.org/hughesjr/xen-kernel/x86_64/Packages/
> Yes, I can confirm the first packages were broken. I'll try those
> tomorrow, when I am back at work. However, they look fine. First of all,
> all required files are present and I extracted and md5sum-ed them
> against the ones from my kernel ( of which I know they work ). All
> md5sums are fine.
> Thanks a lot for the quick fix.
> Are you going to push these packages to the Xen4CentOS repo? The reason
> I ask, is that I use Xen4CentOS at work, where I run a fairly large
> infrastructure on Xen4CentOS in a production environment. Mixing bug
> fixes with minor updates - repo version is at 3.18.12 while you provide
> 3.18.17 - is a bit of a problem, as I need to validate the new kernel
> version before pushing it into production (read: run some tests, check
> if everything works).
> I recon that updated versions of LTS kernels incorporate bugfixes, which
> are desirable anyway. But i'd rather wait until they are pushed to
> Xen4CentOS before "arguing them into production". Hence my question on
> the timeline.
> I'll give the packages a spin anyway tomorrow and come back to report my
> results.
> Again, thanks a lot. And, by the way, rest assured that the whole
> Xen4CentOS effort is very much appreciated and matters a lot.

Either this Kernel, or one built from the same SRPM and a newer kernel
version, will get rolled in soon.

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