Re: Making Debian available
On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 11:38:59 +0000, Simon McVittie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 09:39:05 +0000, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
>> The pointers to the Debian image on the Debian front page (and the discussion
>> about standard/installer with firmware) relate to the non-live Debian installer.
>> If we want the Calamares image to include firmware - that's a matter for debian-live, I think.
>seems to include both d-i images and live images that have the non-free
>firmware included, if I'm reading correctly.
>My understanding is that the live images are primarily intended for
>the typical "live system" use-case descended from things like Knoppix
>(boot machine from USB stick or optical media; use machine with OS from
>RAM, USB stick or optical media; shut down machine; no trace is left),
>with permanent installation via Calamares being considered somewhat
I remember installing Debian once from a live image because the only
network I had available was using 802.1x. Must have been a rather
painless experience, since I don't remember much trouble about it.
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