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Re: Debian install , need to add wireless firmware

On Thu 10 Nov 2011 at 09:32:21 +0200, Andrei POPESCU wrote:

> Why so complicated? Just download the full DVD1 iso and loop-mount it 
> under Debian. I only hope the Windows partition is not NTFS, because the 
> base install does not contain ntfs-3g. One option would be to resize the 
> Windows partition and create a small Fat32 partition for the DVD and 
> firmware.

Downloading a DVD/CD as a way of getting a bunch of .debs on to the
machine is certainly an alternative, but your concern about not being
able to access an NTFS partition is unjustified. An expert install is
capable of dealing with that when the installer components are loaded.

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