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Re: Towards d-i wheezy beta 3

On Mon, 10 Sep 2012, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 09, 2012 at 08:38:38PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > I'd like to see it recommend the instalation of (or just install by default)
> > system processor microcode update packages when non-free is enabled on a x86
> > arch (i386 or amd64) and the running processor is either Intel or AMD
> > (easily identified by a grep in /proc/cpuinfo).
> If we do that the same should also happen for firmware-linux-nonfree. Loading
> the radeon KMS module without firmware available results in an unusable
> (text) console. (Yes, it might be considered a bug that radeon is loadable
> without.)

Sounds good to me.

What should I clone and hack to try to implement this?  Is there any
preference over install-by-default or ask-if-the-user-wants-it ?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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