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Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation

pabs@debian.org wrote:

>> I'm also wondering what people think about adding some firmware
>> to our official installation media.
>I don't think it is needed.
I do.

>I recently had to install Debian lenny on a HP ProLiant machine, which
>required bnx2 firmware for the network controller. Just downloaded the
>firmware .deb from packages.d.o, stuck it on a FAT32 formatted USB
>stick and everything worked fine.
Now try again, this time netinstalling an IBM Bladecenter with modern
blades like HS21 or HS2.
To which you have no physical access because it is in a different city.


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