[ubuntu-studio-users] firewire broken after upgrade

bart deruyter bart.deruyter at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 10:04:18 UTC 2013


I installed and tried 3.5.0-17-lowlatency kernel to check if that would
work, it does not... next step, older version of ffado?


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2013/11/7 bart deruyter <bart.deruyter at gmail.com>

> thanks for the info Kaj,
>
> I'll look into the older lowlatency packages.
>
> grtz,
>
> Bart
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> 2013/11/7 Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me>
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>> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013, at 10:06 PM, bart deruyter wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I have made several more attempts, checking the blacklist-firewire file,
>> > the lib/udev/ffado.rules file, rebooting, reïnstalling... nothing seems
>> > to
>> > help.
>> > The end of the ffado-diag report does say :
>> >
>> > === REPORT ===
>> > FireWire kernel drivers:
>> >
>> > FireWire kernel stack not present. Please compile the kernel with
>> > FireWire support.
>> >
>> > loading  the module firewire-ohci by: modprobe firewire-ohci does load
>> > the
>> > module, but doesn't activate it.
>> >
>> > I'm starting to guess there is something wrong with the comping of the
>> > kernel... it's not a custom compiled kernel, it comes straight out of
>> > synaptic. Maybe there is the core of the issue?
>> >
>> > Would a bug-report be appropriate now?
>>
>> I don't have the same issue with the recent kernel, so it's not the
>> kernel.
>> The message is puzzling, since you do have the stack. It is there, just
>> not active in your case.
>> I would suspect a hardware problem. And that could be related to the
>> kernel version, that the most recent firewire drivers don't work on your
>> hardware.
>>
>> You could just download and install an older kernel version and see if
>> that makes a difference.
>> You can find all the packages for linux-lowlatency here
>> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-lowlatency
>>
>> For me, the stack is present and loaded.
>>
>> Check with the ffado folks on their mail list if you can find out
>> something more.
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