[Freedombox-discuss] Firmware in the build
jkwilborn at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 18:37:08 UTC 2013
Jonas, thanks I was heading that way, but was having a problem with
configuration of the devices. My conversations with Global also confirmed
the problem. I hope in the future we pick hardware without this or other
known problems. As much as I like the device.
Thanks for your comment.
On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> Quoting Jack Wilborn (2013-07-07 19:14:16)
> > Wondering why there is not firmware in the standard build?
> > I have checked and the directory is empty (/lib/firmware) for both the
> > Wifi and Bluetooth.
> > Are they may be proprietary software?
> > If so we need to make it available for users/developers somehow.
> There is no free driver for the WiFi used in DreamPlug. Those wanting
> to use that will need the non-free Debian package firmware-libertas.
> Please see general Debian install documentation for how to enable
> non-free packages.
> - Jonas
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