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Bug#610498: installation-reports: D510MO-mainboard - where to find missing rtl81168d-1.fw?

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011  Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> wrote:

> severity 610498 important
> thanks
> Hi,
> Janusz S. Bień <jsbien@mimuw.edu.pl> (19/01/2011):
>> When running the installer on a D510MO-mainboard computer the
>> non-free driver rtl81168d-1.fw is requested.  The driver is not
>> provided in the firmware tarball packages. Google shows no hits for
>> this file name, but some postings point to r8168-8.020.00.tar.bz on
>> the Realtek site, but of course I cannot compile the driver on an
>> uninstalled system :-(
> thanks for your report. At first glance, that's just an important (or
> less?) bug, adjusting severity accordingly.

Ok. It is not clear for me which level of severity is appropriate, but
please note that at the moment the only way out is to install Ubuntu
(what I have actually done).



dr hab. Janusz S. Bien, prof. UW -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bien - Warsaw University (Department of Formal Linguistics)
jsbien@uw.edu.pl, jsbien@mimuw.edu.pl, http://fleksem.klf.uw.edu.pl/~jsbien/

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