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Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation

On 05/12/2010 09:41 PM, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
>> On 05/12/2010 04:27 PM, Martin Schulze wrote:
>>> I would like us to provide non-free firmware blobs that may be
>>> required during installation in tarballs that can be downloaded or -
>> Downloading is exactly the problem. A lot of modern "enterprise" network
>> hardware (like the Broadcom Netextreme) requires non-free firmware.
> You forgot to quote:
>>> if this is not possible - be loaded via USB sticks, floppies or
>>> cdroms.  The installer would need a possibility to include such
> I'm sure these modern systems do have USB connectors.

Did you even read the thread?
We were always talking about getting rid of the need for a second install medium
for various reasons. Downloading stuff from the internet is not the issue here.

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