Author: 'smee Date: To: devuan mail list Subject: Re: [DNG] Ascii/Beowulf nonfree firmware
On Fri, 2020-01-10 at 20:35 +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote: > Hi,
> 'smee via Dng writes:
> > Sorry to fill up everyone's inbox today with this subject, and
> > again
> > with this email, but I thought I'd add this last bit in relation to
> > this whole thing.
> > According to the ascii release notes, the nonfree firmware should
> > be
> > for the wi-fi driver. Maybe later patches included the addition of
> > graphics firmware and/or other but I haven't run across anything
> > saying
> > so yet.
> > I think it's noteworthy that I've tested my wi-fi adapter since
> > removing them and it seems to work fine. I haven't run into any
> > other
> > issues either so far.
> You did do a cold reboot after removing them, right?
I powered off, removed and replaced the battery, and booted up again
and wifi works fine still. So it appears the nonfree firmware wasn't
needed for anything on my install, at least so far.
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