Re: Bug#239952: kernel-source-2.6.4: qla2xxx contains non-free firmware
Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Andrew Suffield
> | There is no shortage of "modern" hardware without these problems.
> For some classses of hardware, there is. I challenge you to find a
> ADSL card which supports Annex.B and has free drivers. In fact, if
> you find me one of those (and it doesn't cost me an arm and a leg),
> I'll buy you a case of beer.
There used to be the same problem with accelerated SVGA cards (back in the
distant past). Shall we then include the NVIDIA drivers in "main"? In
fact, this is a routine problem with new classes of hardware. Does it
justify deliberately breaking the Social Contract?
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