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Re: ISO download difficult




Am 05.12.2017 um 05:34 schrieb Paul Wise:
> On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 12:34 AM, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> 
>> Yes, I've never managed to get d-i to find firmware I've put on a USB
>> myself, and always resorted to this approach. I never got around to
>> reading the source to figure out where it expects to look (nor to
>> improve the docs etc.)
> 
> The docs say to dump firmware files or packages on a USB stick:
> 
> https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/ch06s04.html.en
> 
> To prepare a USB stick (or other medium like a hard drive partition,
> or floppy disk), the firmware files or packages must be placed in
> either the root directory or a directory named /firmware of the file
> system on the medium. The recommended file system to use is FAT as
> that is most certain to be supported during the early stages of the
> installation.

Last time I tried, neither of those worked. But I was too busy back then
to further investigate or report a bug and went with the full non-free iso.

Cheers
 jonas


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