You must have udev installed and it must load from /usr/lib/firmware. This is not always the case, newer Ubuntus have kernel-version specific firmware directories.

Kind regards,


Am 24.01.2007 um 18:22 schrieb Eugéne Suter:

On 24/01/07, Mayne <> wrote:
On Wed, 24 Jan 2007, Eugéne Suter wrote:

> # make ins
> sudo modprobe firmware_class
> FATAL: Module firmware_class not found.

Seems you disabled CONFIG_FW_LOADER in your Linux kernel config.

$ grep "CONFIG_FW_LOADER" /usr/src/linux/.config


Indeed, it is not flagged as modular:

# grep "CONFIG_FW_LOADER" /usr/src/linux-

But is is enabled as built-in.
Shouldn't that work anyway?


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