Re: Small rant: installer environment size

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On Wed, Dec 07, 2022 at 04:42:05PM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> I've moaned about the sheer amount and size of firmware blobs in other
> forums before, but 214M compressed is *really* obnoxious. We must be
> able to do something to clean this up (further than it's already
> cleaned up - this is *after* we dropped low-hanging fruit like
> enterprise switch 'firmwares' and garbage like that; most of the
> remaining size seems to be huge amounts of probably-very-similar
> firmware files for AMD graphics adapters and Intel wireless adapters).
> I know some folks were trying to work on this (there was talk that we
> could drop quite a lot of files that would only be loaded by older
> kernels no longer in Fedora); any news on how far along that effort is?

You only need network / wifi firmware blobs (although I'm sure they
are in themselves large) and then you can fetch anything else needed
for the hardware including graphics, right?


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