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Re: Disk problem whilst attempting to install Buster (10.7)

On Lu, 25 ian 21, 18:12:18, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> On 25/01/2021 17:58, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > 
> > {i} A wired ethernet connection is essentially required to use
> > the netinst installer and install non-free firmware (if you're
> > using installation media without the non-free iwlwifi drivers).
> > This is because the wired connection works out of the box, but
> > extra non-free drivers are needed for the wi-fi card.
The image already containing non-free firmware should work then ;)

> >     You could also use another Debian computer to download the
> > packages onto a USB stick, and you can manually install the
> > required extra packages from it using dpkg - but using a wired
> > connection is easier. 
> > 
> > 
> Hello Dan,  I've been using Bullseye for several months, but thought I'd
> better stay with Buster as this m/c was bought for a naive friend. It
> now looks as if Bullseye is the better bet so I'll give it a go tomorrow.

The freeze for bullseye has already started, so the usual warnings are 
against using testing are relaxed.


There will still be many updates until the release, but generally only 
minor and/or Debian only versions, to fix release critical bugs.

Kind regards,

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