On Thu, Aug 18, 2022 at 08:58:21PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: > So, I propose the following: > > ================================= > > We will include non-free firmware packages from the > "non-free-firmware" section of the Debian archive on our official > media (installer images and live images). The included firmware > binaries will *normally* be enabled by default where the system > determines that they are required, but where possible we will include > ways for users to disable this at boot (boot menu option, kernel > command line etc.). > > When the installer/live system is running we will provide information > to the user about what firmware has been loaded (both free and > non-free), and we will also store that information on the target > system such that users will be able to find it later. The target > system will *also* be configured to use the non-free-firmware > component by default in the apt sources.list file. Our users should > receive security updates and important fixes to firmware binaries just > like any other installed software. > > We will publish these images as official Debian media, replacing the > current media sets that do not include non-free firmware packages. > > ================================= seconded & thanks for working on this, Steve & everybody else! -- cheers, Holger ⢀⣴⠾⠻⢶⣦⠀ ⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ holger@(debian|reproducible-builds|layer-acht).org ⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ OpenPGP: B8BF54137B09D35CF026FE9D 091AB856069AAA1C ⠈⠳⣄ Where will your kids go when they become climate refugees?
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