work around for loading qlogic fibre channel card firmware in initramfs

Soren Hansen soren at
Thu Jun 18 11:04:38 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 03:46:18PM -0500, James Dinkel wrote:
> with a little digging and experimentation, I've figured out that the
> file in the hooks directory probably has to be made executable, and I
> think this might be close to what needs to go in the hooks file (I
> called mine /etc/initramfs-tools/hooks/qlogic_firmware):
> cp /lib/udev/ ${DESTDIR}/lib/udev/
> cp /lib/firmware/ql2200_fw.bin ${DESTDIR}/lib/firmware/
> cp /lib/udev/rules.d/50-firmware.rules ${DESTDIR}/lib/udev/rules.d/
> However this does not work, the files do not get copied into the initrd
> image.

Did you run "update-initramfs -u" after adding your hook to

Soren Hansen                 | 
Lead Virtualisation Engineer | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.               |
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