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

On Fri 01 May 2015 at 19:17:55 +0530, Avinash Sonawane wrote:

> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 7:11 PM, Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
> > 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?
> Yes. I followed the official Debian Installation Guide which asked to
> use dd. Even then gparted reported the GPT error.
> "Error: The backup GPT table is not at the end of the disk, as it
> should be.  This might mean that another operating system believes the
> disk is smaller.  Fix, by moving the backup to the end (and removing
> the old backup)?" I went along the suggested "fix" options but
> couldn't create another partition. -- The very first message of this thread

You may be misunderstanding me. If you put your DVD-1 image on a stick
with dd again and boot, do you get the "No kernel modules found message"

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