Re: Identifying needed wifi driver
- Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:24:43 -0600
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Identifying needed wifi driver
On 11/22/2017 09:24 AM, David Wright wrote:
On Wed 22 Nov 2017 at 08:06:21 (-0600), Richard Owlett wrote:
I had installed Stretch from a DVD set.
It prompted for a WiFi driver which I did not have.
I made a handwritten which is not completely legible [iwlwifi is legible].
I've not _intentionally_ deleted any log files.
Where would the desired information be?
# grep firmware /var/log/installer/syslog
iwlwifi would be a likely candidate. The firmware packages
contain numerous iwlwifi-*-[0-9].ucode files.
One line of the output is:
Oct 17 17:38:39 check-missing-firmware: missing firmware files
(iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode) for iwlwifi
That is consistent with the barely legible portion of my handwritten note.