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Re: Problems with network in installation

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Problems with network in installation
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:05:35 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

"pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)" <> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 10:38:26AM +0100, chalamov--- via wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I can not connect to wi-fi during the installation of the Gnu Guix. I don't 
>> know what to do.
>> Could you help me?
>> Greetings,
>> Maria
> Sadly many (all?) modern Wi-fi devices have no support for the
> Linux-libre kernel.  See
> <>.
> It is lilkely that you can press Ctrl+Alt+F3 in the Guix installer and
> then run “lspci” to see which device you have for networking.
> Many approaches are possible.  Either:
> 1) Get a Wi-fi device (for example, a USB Wi-fi dongle) that is
>    supported on Linux-libre.  See <>.

You can purchase one of these devices from

> 3) Use a kernel with support for your Wi-fi device.  Guix does not
>    support such kernels.
> 4) Use Guix on a foreign distribution.
> Regards,
> Florian

Joshua Branson (joshuaBPMan in #guix)
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