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Re: (Stuck! Fresh 9.6 install) iwlwifi-8625-26.ucode <- Can not find/what is it? Spot of help please?




On Mon 11 Feb 2019 at 13:33:39 (-0500), deb wrote:
> 
> Hello folks:
> 
> When I hit the networking section on a fresh install of 9.6 (full
> install .ISO, not live),
> 
> I'm told to insert a USB of these non-free bits.
> 
>    iwlwifi-8625-26.ucode, iwlwifi-8625-25.ucode,
> iwlwifi-8625-24.ucode, iwlwifi-8625-23.ucode, iwlwifi-8625-22.ucode

Are you sure about 8625, rather than 8265?

> The Problem is - I can't find 26-to-23 anywhere online.
> 
> My research attempts are below.
> 
> 
> Questions:
> 
> ==============
> 
> * What *are* 26, 25, 24, 23 for? I'm guessing Intel wifi; as that's
> what I believe -22 is for.
> 
>    But I don't see 26 to 23 listed anywhere...
> 
> * wouldn't it be useful for the installer to Also say what exact
> hardware it is, that is requiring various bits & pieces?
> 
> 
> Hardware:
> 
> ===========
> 
>  * 1 yr old Intel NUC, i7; new.
> 
>  * Crucial memory, new.
> 
>  * Kingston A400 SSD, new.
> 
>  * aforementioned full 9.6 Stretch install .iso on a USB stick. I'm
> using the graphical install.
> 
> 
>   My research attempts before emailing the list, are below.
> 
> ==================================================
> 
> 1. THIS is a good resource, from a fellow with a similar
> Jessie-related problem.
> 
> https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/debian-26/how-to-provide-non-free-firmware-files-to-the-debian-jessie-installer-4175542680/
> 
>     However neither this, nor the /stretch versions have anything on 26-23.
> 
> 2. The archive files that I found with -22, do not include any 26-23 files.
> 
> 3. Package Search turns up nothing:
> 
> https://packages.debian.org/search?suite=stretch&arch=any&mode=filename&searchon=contents&keywords=8625
> 
> 4. Intel's current wireless section only has -22 files.
> 
>     (also see 2. above)
> 
> http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005511/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html?wapkw=iwlwifi
> 
> 5. A flat out search turns up nothing.
> 
> https://www.startpage.com/do/dsearch?query=iwlwifi-8625-26.ucode&cat=web&pl=opensearch&language=english
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Cheers,
David.