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Automatically locate and install required firmware packages on Debian

Posted 11-18-2013 at 05:11 PM by jere21

Code:
# isenkram
info: did not find any firmware files requested by loaded kernel modules.  exiting
... all necessary firmware already installed :-)
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AGFA Snapscan e50

Posted 02-14-2013 at 04:52 PM by jere21

Get somewhere (don't remember) AGFA Scanwise, containing the firmware. Then modify /etc/sane.d/snapscan.conf:
Code:
firmware /path/to/ScanWise/Drivers/Snape50.bin
That's it.
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Update Samsung Galaxy GT-I9000 to CyanogenMod

Posted 09-22-2012 at 08:55 AM by jere21
Updated 12-28-2012 at 11:47 AM by jere21

Keep in mid the usual safety measures...

This is were I started from:
Code:
Modellnummer: GT-I9000
Firmware-version: 2.2.1
Basisbandversion: I9000XXJPY
Kernel-Version: 2.6.32.9 root@SEP-51 #1
Buildnummer: FROYO.XXJPY
For later use:
Power off the phone, then restart into ...
Recovery Mode Vol Up+PWR+Home (once CanogenMod is installed you get an entry for this in the shutdown menu :-) . The ClockworkMod Recovery is a menu which...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 BIOS update Debian

Posted 08-19-2012 at 09:06 AM by jere21
Updated 09-02-2012 at 07:27 AM by jere21

Based on http://www.ducea.com/2007/08/27/dell...tes-on-debian/, which goes a bit more in detail. Basically I just copied the relevant parts. Thanks!

Dell's official Linux support labelled OMSA currently only works for rpm based distros, but not for Debian. So do it manually

Install smbios packages:
Code:
ii  libsmbios-bin   2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide access to (SM)BIOS information -- utility binaries
ii  libsmbios2      2.0.3.dfsg-1.1   Provide
...
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Wheezy Memory Leaks

Posted 05-27-2012 at 07:35 AM by jere21

I had excess memory usage. seems to be I'm hit by some memory leak caused by tracker, see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=612242

This solved it for now:
[REMOVE] tracker-extract:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-gui:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-miner-fs:amd64
[REMOVE] tracker-utils:amd64
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