[packman] broadcom-wl-kmp and Kernel:stable

Manfred Hollstein manfred.h at gmx.net
Mon May 30 21:36:21 CEST 2016

Hi Olaf,

On Mon, 30 May 2016, 21:12:59 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Sun, May 29, Manfred Hollstein wrote:
> > I'm currently trying to install the most recent kernel from OBS
> > Kernel:stable/standard on my systems, but get problems because one of
> > the systems is using the broadcom-wl WLAN driver. I'd like to build it
> > for those kernels, too, but I believe I'd need an account in the Packman
> > build service for that. Can I get that, please?
> It depends what Kernel:stable really is. Its kernel-source likely close
> to openSUSE:Factory. So it should be possible to grab the kmp from the
> PMBS Factory repo. Right now its this pkg:
> http://packman.inode.at/suse/Factory/Essentials/x86_64/broadcom-wl-kmp-default-

yes, this is the current Tumbleweed kernel, but Kernel:stable is way
ahead at 4.6.0-4.g2a4d959 atm. I need the newer kernel for better
support for current Skylake chipsets.

> If all else fails we can swith the Factory repo from 
> <path project="openSUSE.org:openSUSE:Factory" repository="standard"/>
> to
> <path project="openSUSE.org:Kernel:stable" repository="standard"/>
> Not sure if this would also inherit the 'rebuild="local" block="local"'
> knobs from OBS. But since Factory is a compile-test-only repo anyway it
> would not matter much for PMBS.

That would be great from my point of view, others may have a different
opinion, though.

> Olaf


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