Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD
- Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2017 09:59:31 +0100
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD
On Sun 08 Oct 2017 at 09:46:19 +0200, Emanuel Berg wrote:
> First I downloaded this ISO:
> Then I burned it onto a CD-R, and booted into
> the installer.
> The computer is a HP Compaq 6720s laptop.
> However the installer doesn't get far before it
> says the network needs nonfree firmware, namely
> Despite searching explicitly on the CD the
> assessment stands.
> After that, the network
> auto-config/DHCP/connect fail.
> What's going on? Is that firmware not included
> even in the firmware edition of Debian?
> Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. It must be
> downloaded and extracted,