You may want to just make a point of always using the installer they have that includes the non-free firmware. Find More Posts by ondoho View Blog. View LQ Wiki Contributions. Correct install of missing bnx2 firmware? I thought this was going to be a simple OS install. We couldn’t figure out.. And see where it gets stuck.

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So I assume you have installed from a CD and ignored warnings about firmware being not available. I’m loading onto a thumb rell and USB 2.

You just saved my day. Command “eno1″ is unknown, try sell address help”. Will the network adapters be supported, and will the storage controllers be supported under Linux. All times are GMT Let me know if you’d like me to run any commands on the terminal to help you help me. Squidly 1, 8 Hi, thanks for your help! I am not a fan of reinstalling, but without network connection I don’t see how you can install the non-free firmaware.

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One other thing I will point out is that since Debian is very idealist about software freedom they have separated a lot of firmware out of the kernel the deliver as part of the standard installer. Use of deiban site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Correct install of missing bnx2 firmware? PowerEdge R Server on Debian 9. I changed from doing a regular Debian install to an expert install which opened up some more interesting options too and that asked for, and would not go further well it would have had I not realized that this might be the issue until two files for the nic cards were placed onto the system.

Others mean “the vendor will help fix bugs I encounter with the OS”.

JeffFerland This is not a good assumtion to make. I have been using only the non-free images for the last 3 year.


Debian 9 is extremely well suited r7710 running a web server. Submit a fantastic post! Log in or sign up in seconds. The “Tech Specs” tab says: Jun 25, Messages: Terry KennedyDec 22, What’s the specific version of Debian you are running and if possible what are the specs of your server.


Find More Posts by ondoho. Networ, solution is to use unofficial Debian installation image with non-free firmwares included.

Debian is much stricter about requiring software to be free in order to be part of the distro. I’m looking to buy a Dell server, I was ready to pick the Dell Poweredgethough I didn’t find any resource saying that it supported Debian.

Zoredache k 29 Networi always been under the impression that software supports hardware, not the other way around.