prism2-usb-firmware-installer - firmware files for the prism2_usb kernel driver

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Contrib amd64
Package name prism2-usb-firmware-installer
Package version 0.2.9+dfsg
Package release 6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 130 B
Download size 42.75 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
prism2-usb-firmware-installer_0.2.9+dfsg-6_i386.deb 0.2.9+dfsg i386 Debian Contrib
prism2-usb-firmware-installer - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
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Type URL
Binary Package prism2-usb-firmware-installer_0.2.9+dfsg-6_amd64.deb
Source Package linux-wlan-ng

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install prism2-usb-firmware-installer deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install prism2-usb-firmware-installer




2016-05-06 - Tormod Volden <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Updated Vcs links after moving to git
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets to debian/rules
(Closes: #822049)
* debian/README.source: Removed, obsolete
* Fix spelling errors in README.Debian
* debian/rules: Add for hardening
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8
* debian/prism2-usb-firmware-installer.preinst: Removed, obsolete
* Don't include kernel headers since we are not building modules
* debian/watch: Removed, upstream code is only in git now
* debian/copyright: Updated to machine-readable format 1.0
* Make ifup not fail on missing kernel module (Closes: #742866)
* Remove obsolete modprobe file (Closes: #605113)
* debian/control: Remove obsolete text for very old kernels
* Update firmware downloader script to use upstream git repo
and not uselessly depend on other (non-existing) packages
* Fix some Lintian warnings on generated firmware package
* Fix typos in man pages, thanks to A. Costa! (Closes: #683712)
2012-02-18 - Enrico Tassi <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tormod Volden ]
* debian/control: move packages from admin to kernel section
[ Enrico Tassi ]
* Remove linux-wlan-ng-source package (Closes: #651792)
* Move to quilt and source format 3.0 (abandon dpatch) 
2010-02-15 - Enrico Tassi <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tormod Volden ]
* Add versioned dependency on udev for the udev rules move
* Be more explicit in the package descriptions
* Drop Recommends on the obsoleted -modules package
* Download firmware directly to /lib/firmware and not to /var/lib
since /var might not be mounted when the driver initializes
* debian/patches/SRC_fallback-to-prism2-device.dpatch: fallback
to "prism2" name if /proc interface is missing, helpful for
making userspace firmware loading work on some kernels.
* Add myself to Uploaders
[ Enrico Tassi ]
* The active maintainer is Tormod, let's put him in this field and 
move myself an Victor to uploaders
2010-02-04 - Enrico Tassi <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tormod Volden ]
* New prism2-usb-firmware-installer binary package for use with
kernels with the staging prism2_usb driver using kernel 
firmware loading.
* Install udev rules in /lib/udev and remove old one from /etc/udev
* Replace dh_clean -k by dh_prep
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4
* Add debian/README.source referring to dpatch
* Merge debian/NEWS into changelog
* debian/copyright: "GPL" means "GPL-2"
* debian/linux-wlan-ng-firmware.copyright: Make machine-readable
* add srec2fw.c and mention it in the copyright file
* wrote man page for srec2fw
[ Enrico Tassi ]
* Added ${shlibs:Depends} to prism2-usb-firmware-installer
* Added ${misc:Depends} to all packages since we are using debhelper
* debian/compat set to 7 
* Build-depend on debhelper >= 7 
2008-08-17 - Enrico Tassi <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tormod Volden ]
* SRC_build_on_2-6-26.dpatch:
Cherry-picked upstream r1867 to fix build on 2.6.26
(Closes: #495338)
2008-06-21 - Enrico Tassi <>
linux-wlan-ng (0.2.9+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Chris Lamb ]
* Fix bashism in debian/rules (Closes: #484403)
[ Enrico Tassi ]
* New upstream release
* Watch file fixed to strip +dfsd tag from debian version  before comparing
it with the upstream version
* Bumped standards-version to 3.8.0, no changes needed

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