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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD

Felix Miata wrote:

> What I would do is remove the HD currently
> installed, temporarily install some other HD,
> install Windows on that, install the BIOS
> update, then reinstall the original HD that
> has Debian already installed.

Why not install XP, apply the upgrade, and
install Debian? Isn't that less work than the
separate HD idea?

> Knowing how HP can make using FOSS software
> so difficult, I probably never would have
> bought an HP in the first place, unless
> pre-owned, for an extremely low price, or for
> free. The only HP I own was free.

I got the laptop from a friend who wanted Linux
on it.

underground experts united

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