[Mageia-dev] Non-free firmwares in installer

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 24 11:13:16 CET 2011

2011/3/24 Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org>:
> Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> writes:
>> On 24 March 2011 02:58, Dexter Morgan <dmorganec at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Has the Free DVD in Mandriva ever contained non-free firmware?
>>> No, but the question is more , will we provide a "non free" dvd iso,
>>> and this question is i think interesting.
>> It can't be "free" and have "non-free" firmware... previously the
>> firmware only were on the Live CD's. I am not sure anything has been
>> changed in that regard (i.e. I didn't see the matter get discussed
>> yet).
> They were also on the PowerPack images, and they are installed
> automatically over a network install

But to be installed via network you have to have a network connection
first, n'est-ce pas?
That's what this thread is about.


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