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Re: Provide extra firmware where debian-installer find it


On Samstag, 13. März 2010, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> I just patched the CD and DVD build system to try to provide the extra
> firmware packages in a location where debian-installer (hw-detect) is
> able to find them.  The firmware packages are only looked for in / and
> /firmware/ on the CD and DVD, while we provided them in
> /pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/.
> I implemented this by creating a script called using the
> DISC_FINISH_HOOK provided by debian-cd, and symlink from
> ../pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/*.deb to /firmware/.


> I am unsure if using symlinks work, and a bit unsure if d-i will find
> these packages.  I suspect d-i will ask for them even if they are
> available [...]

Are you refering to the question whether to look for the firmware or to accept 
specific licences? The latter I actually see as a requierement :-)


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