[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: [RFR] D-I Manual: new section on how to load firmware during installs

On Thursday 30 October 2008, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 04:23:31PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > The procedure is exactly as described: you will be prompted to load
> > the firmware from removable media. Anything else requires modifying
> > the image, which is totally outside the scope of the manual.
> In datacenters folks might not be able to insert a removale media since
> they're PXE installing via a remote console (e.g. iLO). Given that the
> bnx2 is built into HP servers this isn't an unlikely situation (I know
> people who already ran into it). So having a link to a generic
> description that explains howto get firmware into the initrd itself
> might be a good idea.

We could do that after such a page exists. Altough I expect that the 
existing wiki pages explaining how to to modify images are already 
sufficient. Maybe some info about firmware could be added there.

I don't currently see a need for a link, especially since the manual is 
frozen for release.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Reply to: