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Re: Net Install: Installation halts for disk change

On 2020-02-26 23:34, Lee wrote:
On 2/26/20, Peter Ehlert wrote:
On 2/26/20 7:20 PM, Lee wrote:
On 2/26/20, John Kaufmann wrote:
For my Thinkpad, I burned CDs with:
	 	(1) debian-10.3.0-amd64-netinst.iso
	 	(2) firmware-10.3.0-amd64-netinst.iso
and	(3) firmware-edu-10.3.0-amd64-netinst.iso [just in case]

A. Disk (1) begins without problem, then stops for wifi firmware:

Try it with one of the non-free network install ISOs from

I have been using these:

try booting with
It should Just Work -- as in no stopping with a prompt for missing firmware.

Indeed it does, Lee. Thanks. But I infer that you did not recognize that is the file (2) cited in the OP. And (as I just noted above in this thread) there's a lesson in that: this has been WAY over-complicated. As a Debian newbie I don't want to be critical, but do want to take lessons from this experience to help me do some cleanup when I have a bit more Debian under my belt. This distro is too good to hide its light (from newcomers) under a bushel.


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