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Re: Making Debian available, non-free promotor


Paul Sutton <paulsutton@disroot.org> wrote:
> On 29/01/2021 03:23, Yao Wei wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Could there be the way that, with installer unable to connect to the
> > internet, it detects the list of missing blobs, and generate a webpage
> > in the thumb drive, and let user plug in another flash drive to download
> > them.
> I agree with this idea, it would be really helpful, in fact the step in 
> the installer that asks for a driver disk could perhaps be removed,  So 
> in terms of extra steps remove one, add this.

Again: a mechanism doing exactly this is already there, and it's documented here:

Holger Wansing <hwansing@mailbox.org>
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