debian-firmware disks

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Sun Sep 27 18:58:51 UTC 2015

What's on the disk is testing.  I have jessie on the laptop now but the 
install needed firmware from nonfree to install.  The firmware disks 
have all the firmware on them so there's no missing firmware to 

On Sun, 27 Sep 2015, Hank Smith, and seeing-eye dog Iona wrote:

> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:47:50
> From: "Hank Smith, and seeing-eye dog Iona" <hank.smith966 at>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> Subject: Re: debian-firmware disks
> what version are you using of dibean?
> On 9/27/2015 4:05 AM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> It's possible to use these for accessible installs however the boot 
>> procedure is a little different.  The firmware disks do not beep at the 
>> grub prompt.  However if you hit s just as you hear the dvd start spinning 
>> up and then hit enter, you will have speech over the sound card shortly. 
>> The first time the disk just spun up so I powered down and decided to try 
>> what I just wrote and it does work.  I was able to configure the wifi 
>> network with the disk I downloaded so will be doing a reinstall of the 
>> laptop later today.
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