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Bug#607191: [PATCH] What's new: add a blurb about firmware moved to non-free

On Thu, 2010-12-30 at 19:55 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> This adds a paragraph to the "what's new in squeeze" chapter.  Upgrades
> should be covered separately, and installations probably belong in the
> installation manual.
> diff --git a/en/whats-new.dbk b/en/whats-new.dbk
> index cf12596..c3eca08 100644
> --- a/en/whats-new.dbk
> +++ b/en/whats-new.dbk
> +role="package">firmware-linux</systemitem>.  It will be automatically loaded
> +when installed if requested by the driver.

Hmmm, that wording could suggest (or at least suggested to me on my
first reading of it) that the firmware will only be automatically loaded
on installation.

Maybe "If such firmware packages supporting hardware in the system are
installed, the firmware will be loaded automatically when required." ?
(although I'm not 100% happy with that wording either, tbh, I was mainly
trying to avoid saying "packages supporting installed hardware are



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