Re: pxeinstall fails if network card requires nonfree firmware
> It should be documented somewhere, that those small binary blobs
> (package firmware-linux-nonfree) must be provided (on usb key /
> floppy disk), if the machine has an appropriate network card - like
> some old Intel cards (kernel module e100). Otherwise pxeinstall will
> not be possible.
Yes, thank you for notincing. Please update the wiki documentation at
<URL: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/Documentation/Squeeze/ >.
We should also document that those needing non-free firmware blobs can
run the /usr/share/debian-edu-config/tools/pxe-addfirmware script to
add them to the PXE iamges, but I notice that I forgot to add the file
to the Makefile and it is not included in the package yet. Will fix
for beta3. Please fetch it from svn and test it, to see if it work
> (The Debian installer will tell which file is needed.)