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Re: [Debian 8.0 Installation] Firmware files on USB stick with debian iso

On Fri 01 May 2015 at 18:43:17 +0530, Avinash Sonawane wrote:

> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 6:31 PM, Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
> > It is disappointing that the advice in the Installation Guide did not
> > work for you. However, all is not lost.
> >
> > It was mentioned earlier that the image has a second partition which
> > could be used for holding firmware files. Unfortunately, the space
> > remaining on it (~30K) is probably not sufficient for even one file.
> > So a third partition has to created and you have to realise it must
> > start after the end of the first partition.
> I created a partition using fdisk (gparted and disks give GPT error)
> and that too just after the first partition (ignoring the default
> block values provided by fdisk) but the installation bumped into "No
> kernel modules found message"(see below or read the previous message
> in this thread)

Forgetting completely about creating partitions on anything - is this
the behaviour when you boot from a USB stick which has had only the
DVD image put on it with dd/cat/cp?

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