Update linux-firmware in bionic for 5.0-based hwe-edge kernel

Bug #1821239 reported by Seth Forshee on 2019-03-21
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Ubuntu
Medium
Seth Forshee
Bionic
Medium
Seth Forshee

Bug Description

SRU Justification

Impact: The linux-hwe-edge package in bionic will soon be updated to the 5.0-based kernel from disco. Drivers in this kernel require new firmware files.

Fix: Add the missing files.

Regression Potential: The new firmware files will not be used by older kernels, so there is no regression risk for users not using the kernel from disco.

Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2019-03-21
Changed in ubuntu:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
status: Fix Committed → Invalid

Hello Seth, or anyone else affected,

Accepted linux-firmware into bionic-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/1.173.5 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-bionic to verification-done-bionic. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-bionic. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Checked contents of the 1.173.5 and confirmed that the new firmware files are present. Marking verifiction as done.

tags: added: verification-done-bionic

The verification of the Stable Release Update for linux-firmware has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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