No Wi-Fi or eth is found during installation

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    • #12998
      Usagi
      Participant

      Hi.

      I’m trying to install the latest version of Pocket-Kali (20171226-1), and want to encrypt the HDD.

      “There are two ways to install:
      1. The comfortable way with proper screen orientation but no encryption support
      – select “Kali Live” and boot into desktop
      – in Kali, run GParted and unmount the primary partition
      – run the debian-installer
      2. The 90 degree way – use this if you want to install kali in an encryption volume
      – select “Install”
      – tilt your head 90 degrees”.

      I.e. my choice is 2. But when installation starts it doesn’t find any Wi-Fi or eth0. I get the error “brcm/brcmfmac436-pcie.bin” is missing for the Wi-Fi. I can install Kali with choice 1, but then the HDD doesn’t get encrypted.

      Any suggestion? Thanks for and awesome project.

      Best regards Mattias

    • #13007
      Re4son
      Keymaster

      Weird, I must have broken something in my last update. Let me look into that.
      For now, what happens if you continue without network, will it install the driver properly anyway?

    • #13023
      Usagi
      Participant

      Hi again.

      Don’t know. I ended the installation when the error “brcm/brcmfmac436-pcie.bin” is missing for the WiFi popped up. Sorry. Went for the first way of installation, i.e. booting into Kali and unmounted the primary partition.

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