Re: 9.1.0 : netinst : installs well, but useless after firstboot
- Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 17:26:08 +1100
- From: Zenaan Harkness <zenaan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: 9.1.0 : netinst : installs well, but useless after firstboot
On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 11:07:22AM +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> i just installed the firmware netinst version of 9.1.0 from;
> and post first boot failed to get the network readily available.
> the biggest problem is that my machine does not have a wired
> network interface, only wifi (which works just fine under ubuntu
> 17.04), and so can't figure out how to move ahead without having to
> reboot off the ubuntu 17.04 in "live" mode.
> any help on how to proceed with setting up the network after
> completion of the install (in spite of having had setup the network
> during install) would be most welcome.
Install a firmware for your wifi perhaps? If you have Intel, this
could be the package required:
Unfortunately this may mean manually downloading the .deb file,
transferring it via sneakernet (or saving to a known hdd location)
and using a command like:
dpkg --install firmware-iwlwifi....deb