Re: Identifying needed wifi driver
- Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:07:21 +0000
- From: Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Identifying needed wifi driver
On 2017-11-22, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
> Thank you.
The above firmware file is provided by the package firmware-iwlwifi from
the non-free repository.