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Re: prism54 at boot fails



On Wed, 15 Jun 2005 13:41:56 +0200
Eric Tanguy <eric tanguy univ-nantes fr> wrote:

> I try to activate my prism54 wireless card at bootup but the system
> fails :
> eth0: uploading firmware...
> audit(1118835134.219:31): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1910
> comm="firmware.agent" name=loading dev=sysfs ino=6188
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysfs_t
> tclass=file
> audit(1118835134.219:32): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1910
> comm="firmware.agent" name=loading dev=sysfs ino=6188
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysfs_t
> tclass=file
> audit(1118835134.219:33): avc:  denied  { search } for  pid=1912
> comm="cp" name=selinux dev=dm-0 ino=27656630
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t
> tcontext=system_u:object_r:selinux_config_t tclass=dir
> audit(1118835134.220:34): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1912
> comm="cp" name=data dev=sysfs ino=6193
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysfs_t
> tclass=file
> audit(1118835134.220:35): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1910
> comm="firmware.agent" name=loading dev=sysfs ino=6188
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysfs_t
> tclass=file
> audit(1118835134.220:36): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=1910
> comm="firmware.agent" name=loading dev=sysfs ino=6188
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hotplug_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysfs_t
> tclass=file
> prism54: request_firmware() failed for 'isl3890'
> eth0: could not upload firmware ('isl3890')
> eth0: islpci_reset: failure

> what could be the problem ?

Assuming you have the firmware file in the right place 
(/lib/firmware/isl3890), is this another selinux issue?  Try 
booting with selinux disabled and see if that helps.

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