Re: pxeinstall fails if network card requires nonfree firmware
> Next week. I will also add a note for thin clients cause there's a
> similar problem.
Do not have a finished script to fix LTSP boot.
> It didn't until I changed it a bit.
Why these changes?
> - debnames="$(apt-cache search ^firmware-.*|cut -d" " -f1)"
> + debnames="$(apt-cache search ^firmware-.*|grep -v b43|cut -d" " -f1)"
Why do you need to drop the b43 firmware installer?
> - apt-get --download-only install $debnames
> + apt-get -d -y -qq install $debnames
Why do you need -qq? Why change --download-only to -d? Did you add
-y just for speed, or did the script not work without it?
> + if [ "$name" != "firmware-linux" ]; then
Why do you need to ignore firmware-linux but not
firmware-linux-nonfree? Why do you need to ignore firmware-linux?
> IIRC factor 2.5 for the new size of the initrds compared to the old
> one. Installation would habe been successfull but I had to skip
> that due to a crap hd.
Good to hear. :)