Re: Squeeze, firmware and installation
Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Steve McIntyre]
> > Yup, definitely. We already have an "unofficial non-free" area on
> > cdimage.debian.org which is where we've been pushing the firmware
> > zip/tar.gz files already. I'll set up the extra images to be dropped
> > in there.
> A few days ago, I extended hw-detect to look for firmware (u)debs in
> /firmware/ (for PXE boot images) and /cdrom/firmware/, so if you
> create a CD/DVD with the firmware .deb files in a firmware/ directory
> in the root of the CD, it should work out of the box. Any license
> question asked in the package preinst should be displayed, and the
> firmware package will not be used if the license isn't accepted. The
> change is in the daily built d-i images already. Please report back
> if it do not work for you.
Very good, thanks a lot.
It's time to close the windows.