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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:
> 
>     https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/non-free/cd-including-firmware/current/i386/iso-cd/firmware-9.2.0-i386-netinst.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
> 
>     b43/ucode13.fw
>     b43-open/ucode13.fw
> 
> 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?

https://wiki.debian.org/bcm43xx

  > Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. It must be
  > downloaded and extracted, 

-- 
Brian.