[Mageia-discuss] What network interfaces are supposed to be supported by boot.iso?

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Mon Apr 16 21:42:00 CEST 2012

16.04.2012 22:24, Florian Hubold skrev:
> Am 16.04.2012 11:01, schrieb Thomas Backlund:
>> Trouble for most (if not almost all) wireless usage is that we would need to
>> know how to find and connect to the wireless AP and enter passwords etc, and
>> this falls out of scope of boot.iso as it needs network access to download
>> stage2 installer where this could be done.
> Uhmm, maybe i didn't understand something, but what
> would be the point then to have some wireless firmwares
> in boot-nonfree.iso ?

not much for now, the iwl packages I have added is in order to test what
can be done... but that is still wip....

But it  also carries kernel-firmware-nonfree wich is needed for some
disc controllers and even wired lan cards and so on...


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