On 06/12/2015 10:10 AM, Simo Sorce wrote:
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> From: "Stephen Gallagher" <sgallagh(a)redhat.com>
> To: "Server SIG" <server(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 12, 2015 8:54:55 AM
> Subject: Hardware support on Fedora Server DVD
> So yesterday a bug showed up where someone installed Fedora Server
> on a laptop using the network install media over a WiFI connection and
> after startup did not have the proper packages to use WiFI in the
> installed system.
> This was part of a conscious decision in the past that WiFI was not
> commonly present on server hardware. That being said, do we want to
> make it available as an optional comps group and include it on the DVD
> media? This will likely increase the size of the DVD (though probably
> not by much, since most of the required packages are already required
> by Anaconda). I'm leaning towards yes, but the alternative would be to
> somehow document the lack of WiFI out-of-the-box better.
"Home servers" may use wifi only (I have one such machine, but I installed
it on wired and then configured wifi).
So I would be in favor of adding wireless drivers to the image.
I suggest creating a "server-wifi-support" comps group to be made
visible/available in the extra packages spoke of anaconda. The standard
hardware-support comp group that contains the wifi drivers for the other
products also contain a few things we don't want/need, such as:
Dan Mossor, RHCSA
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