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Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation

On 05/10/2010 08:33 AM, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Freitag, 7. Mai 2010, Paul Wise wrote:
>> What makes it problematic to modify the install media (initrd I guess)
>> you downloaded and add the firmware?
> For quite some people it's very difficult (hi bro!), for some it's impossible 
> (hi dad!) and for most of the rest it's a PITA (hi me!). And, for another 
> tiny fraction it is easy and smells like freedom.
> Maybe we should really provide two sets of Debian install media for 
> squeeze, "pure Debian" and "Debian with non-free firmwarez included". Then, 
> after two releases we can look at the download statistics and see, if we want 
> to continue that...

+1 from me!

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