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Bug#612349: [PATCH] upgrading: warn about missing firmware

On Mon, 2011-03-14 at 17:29 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> diff --git a/en/upgrading.dbk b/en/upgrading.dbk
> index f998706..3851d10 100644
> --- a/en/upgrading.dbk
> +++ b/en/upgrading.dbk
> @@ -912,6 +912,13 @@ To proceed with this kernel upgrade, run:
>  See <xref linkend="kernel-metapackage"/> for help in determining which flavor
>  of kernel package you should install.
>  </para>
> +<para>
> +The move of some firmware to the non-free archive in separate packages (see
> +<xref linkend="nonfree-firmware"/>) means that it may be necessary to install
> +additional firmware packages after installing the new kernel.  Look out for
> +warning messages from the kernel install or initramfs generation scripts, and
> +make sure the necessary firmware packages are installed.
> +</para>

I think "to separate packages in the non-free archive" flows more
naturally; maybe "splitting out" instead of "move".

I'd like to try and get rid of some of the occurrences of
"install{,ed,ing}" but don't have any suggestions that actually sound
better currently.



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