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Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation

On 05/05/2010 09:24 PM, Arto Jantunen wrote:

> I understood that current Debian Installer takes firmware during
> install via usb sticks, floppies, etc. If this is not the case, I have
> understood incorrectly and take back my comment on it being made
> easy. I am fairly sure that the feature has been there for a while
> now, and creating new installer images for firmware needs should no
> longer be needed.

This is still an annoying thing to handle. If you install machines at different
locations regulary, this firmware crap is nothing but a pita. I can't see a
reason why we should not be able to ship cd-images in "non-free". If debian does
not do so officially, I might provide them somewhere.

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