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Bug#609335: apt-setup lacks support for loading additional discs after installing from netinst with firmware

Package: apt-setup
Version: 1:0.52
Severity: normal

Since there was no reaction to 
http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2010/12/msg00562.html , I am filing
bugs so the issues can be fixed eventually.

Steve McIntyre wrote:
> I was assuming (and said) that you'd be able to use these firmware
> netinsts simply for bootup, then move on to use a full media set to
> install the rest of the system. Unfortunately, that's not the case as
> it's a netinst CD and so will contain not_complete in .disk/cd_type. I
> can hack things in debian-cd to make this work, but there's all kinds
> of assumptions in apt-setup about media types and I don't want to
> break them.
> It would be nice to have some discussion about what's expected/desired
> from the cd_type, and let's see if we can make it more generic. Should
> I have an extra flag file (".disc/non_free_firmware") that we can add
> code to detect here, or is that redundant?

see shy jo

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