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bug #29275: Installer asks for non-free firmware

Submitted by:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted on:  Sat Mar 20 20:45:12 2010  
Category: gNewSense 3Severity: 5 - Blocker
Item Group: All architecturesStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Karl Goetz <kgoetz>
Open/Closed: Closed

Fri Jul 12 17:31:07 2013, comment #2:

Parkes Beta 2 mini.iso does not ask for missing firmware.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sat Apr 2 07:12:18 2011, comment #1:

Found the cause, I'll see if i can get the images updated soon.

# Do NOT offer to install proprietary firmware
d-i hw-detect/load_firmware boolean false

Karl Goetz <kgoetz>In charge of this item.
Sat Mar 20 20:45:12 2010, original submission:

The mini.iso from 2009-12-03 first asks for language, country and keyboard layout. Then there's a quick progress bar while it detects network hardware. On my laptop (i386) I then get:

Graziano got it too on his laptop (amd64). See also this thread from early December: http://www.mail-archive.com/gnewsense-dev@nongnu.org/msg01463.html.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator


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