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Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation

Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> writes:

> I've heard people complain about how the (lenny?) installer works,
> and I didn't have the need to install on a machine that requires
> firmware yet myself.  I think the issues I've heard were:
> - You need 2 installation media.  Which also makes an unattended
>   installation harder or impossible.

FAI should have no trouble doing unattended installation if you choose to
add the non-free repositories to the sources.list file and install the
firmware in the installation NFS root.  (I realize that FAI is overkill
for a lot of sites.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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