On Mon, 2017-04-03 at 02:41 -0500, David Merchant wrote: > Package: installation-reports > Severity: critical > Justification: breaks the whole system > > Dear Maintainer, > > *** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate *** > > * What led up to the situation? > happens after install, upon new system boot > * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or > ineffective)? > hours and hours of web search, ineffective > * What was the outcome of this action? > system boots ok but throws errors: > nouveau:lots of numbers: firmware: failed to load nvidia/gm206/gr/sw_nonctx.bin (-2) Missing non-free firmware. Either start again with the firmware- included installer build, or boot with 'nomodeset' on the command line and install firmware-misc-nonfree. [...] > Image version: 8.7.1 [...] That doesn't make sense. The version of the nouveau driver in Debian 8 doesn't use this firmware file. It really looks like you tried to install testing/stretch on this system. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Tomorrow will be cancelled due to lack of interest.
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