Re: [Debian 8.0 Installation] Firmware files on USB stick with debian iso
On Fri, May 01, 2015 at 02:04:29PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> The unofficial installer (netinst + non-free firmware) was put together
> with the aim of avoiding having people drive a long way in the hot sun
> or turning the house upside down looking for a network card. The choice
> to use it exists.
Indeed, which is what I had to use. All previous Debian installs, I was able to mount USB device and load needed firmware from it - The Jessie release is the only one so far that refused to see the external USB device. So, there is a problem with the installer as these reports would seem to suggest.