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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.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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