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

Morgan Leijström fri at tribun.eu
Tue Apr 17 10:49:12 CEST 2012

måndagen den 16 april 2012 21.42.00 skrev  Thomas Backlund:
> 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...

Is it supposed to support PC-cards?

I got the feeling my PC card did not get powered/initialised, as not even the 
LED showing cable connection lit up.

Morgan Leijström

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