Re: Getting d-i to find firmware on the CD generated by debian-cd
On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 03:17:08PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 06:58:52PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>I've added code into debian-cd to generate images with firmware on the
>first CD. Add "FORCE_FIRMWARE=1" in CONF.sh. I've also tweaked the
>build scripts so that we'll start generating them. I can see that I've
>got all the firmware debs in /firmware in the ISO, but I don't see any
>feedback to suggest that the installer is picking up on them. Test
>images available at
>in case anybody else wants to help testing them. I've still got a
>couple more things to decide about these new firmware-included images
>even once we've got these working:
> * where exactly to put them on cdimage (for now they're alongside the
> normal images)
> * how to describe them in the README on the disc. For now I've added:
> "This disc includes non-free firmware files to make installation
> easier on some systems. See http://wiki.debian.org/Firmware for
> more details."
> but I'm open to suggestions for something better.
No responses yet. Anyone???
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead