Update initrds after installing linux-firmware

Bug #1646197 reported by Seth Forshee
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-firmware (Ubuntu)
Medium
Seth Forshee
Precise
Low
Seth Forshee
Trusty
Low
Seth Forshee
Xenial
High
Seth Forshee
Yakkety
Low
Seth Forshee
Zesty
Medium
Seth Forshee

Bug Description

linux-firmware should have a postinst script to call update-initramfs to update/remove firmware files in the initrds.

Seth Forshee (sforshee)
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Precise):
assignee: nobody → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Trusty):
assignee: nobody → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Xenial):
assignee: nobody → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Yakkety):
assignee: nobody → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Seth Forshee (sforshee)
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Seth Forshee (sforshee)
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Medium → High
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-firmware - 1.162

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linux-firmware (1.162) zesty; urgency=medium

  * Rebase against git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git
    87941021a622c882b1921df85d6115940a4e568a
    - Update Intel OPA hfi1 firmware file
    - brcm: add firmware for BCM43430 802.11n chipset
    - amdgpu: update tonga and fiji VCE firmware to 52.8.3
    - Add a metadata consistency check script
    - WHENCE: Correct filename of LICENCE.moxa
    - Add copy of GPL v2 and references to the GPL-2 and GPL-3 files
    - WHENCE: Specify source directories for cis, isci, and usbdux firmware
    - WHENCE: Remove references to source for emi62 firmware
    - WHENCE: Remove references to two nvidia firmware files that were never added
    - Remove unused 'LICENCE.mwl8335'
    - WHENCE: Adjust some licence file references to satisfy check_whence.py
    - WHENCE: Fix metadata for snd-soc-skl firmware
    - WHENCE: List new radeon CI and SI smc firmware
    - WHENCE: List symlink 'qat_mmp.bin'
    - WHENCE: Add reference to 'qca/NOTICE.txt'
    - README: Say that files must be listed in WHENCE, and how to check it
    - radeon: update SMC firmware for SI parts
    - radeon: update SMC firmware for CI parts
    - amdgpu: update SMC firmware for VI parts
    - mediatek: update MT8173 VPU firmware for idle state
    - amdgpu: add new smc firmware for newer tonga and iceland chips
    - linux-firmware: rockchip: update dptx firmware to v3.1
    - rockchip/dptx: update WHENCE to version 3.1
    - linux-firmware: update BYT audio firmware
    - rtlwifi: Add updates for RTL8723BE and RTL8821AE
    - linux-firmware: Update firmware patch for Intel Bluetooth 7265 (C0)
    - linux-firmware: Update firmware patch for Intel Bluetooth 7265 (D1)
    - linux-firmware: Update firmware patch for Intel Bluetooth 7260 (B5/B6)
    - linux-firmware: Update firmware file for Intel Bluetooth 8260
    - linux-firmware: Update firmware file for Intel Bluetooth 8265

  * Trigger update-initramfs following linux-firmware install (LP: #1646197)
    - UBUNTU: Add postinst script to update initrds

  * Don't install build scripts, and move GPL license files to the license
    install directory.
    - UBUNTU: Build and license file installation changes

 -- Seth Forshee <email address hidden> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:50:27 -0600

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote : Please test proposed package

Hello Seth, or anyone else affected,

Accepted linux-firmware into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/1.157.6 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 to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

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

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Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Verified linux-firmware 1.157.6 from xenial-proposed.

tags: added: verification-done
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Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote :

Hello Seth, or anyone else affected,

Accepted linux-firmware into trusty-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/1.127.23 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 to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

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

Revision history for this message
Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote :

Hello Seth, or anyone else affected,

Accepted linux-firmware into yakkety-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/1.161.1 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 to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

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

Revision history for this message
Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Verification also completed on the trusty and yakkety -proposed packages.

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-firmware - 1.157.6

---------------
linux-firmware (1.157.6) xenial; urgency=medium

  * linux-firmware 1.157.5 causes sound issues after initramfs update
    (LP: #1645911)
    - Revert "linux-firmware: First DMC image for Kabylake."

  * Trigger update-initramfs following linux-firmware install (LP: #1646197)
    - UBUNTU: Add postinst script to update initrds

 -- Seth Forshee <email address hidden> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:05:05 -0600

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Chris J Arges (arges) wrote : Update Released

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.

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-firmware - 1.127.23

---------------
linux-firmware (1.127.23) trusty; urgency=medium

  * Trigger update-initramfs following linux-firmware install (LP: #1646197)
    - UBUNTU: Add postinst script to update initrds

  * Add i915/skl_guc_ver6.bin to linux-firmware in Trusty (LP: #1642709)
    - linux-firmware/i915: Major GuC release for Skylake - ver 6.1

 -- Seth Forshee <email address hidden> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:36:41 -0600

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-firmware - 1.161.1

---------------
linux-firmware (1.161.1) yakkety; urgency=medium

  * Trigger update-initramfs following linux-firmware install (LP: #1646197)
    - UBUNTU: Add postinst script to update initrds

  * Intel 8260 doesn't work with linux kernel 4.8 when using ucode version 22
    (LP: #1647826)
    - UBUNTU: SAUCE: Remove iwlwifi-8000C-22.ucode

 -- Seth Forshee <email address hidden> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:42:47 -0600

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

The Precise Pangolin has reached end of life, so this bug will not be fixed for that release

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
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