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Re: which kernel version for etch

* Frederik Schueler (fs@debian.org) [060716 16:54]:
> The kernel firmware issue has not been solved yet in Debian. Plans for 
> a GR to decide if and which firmware is distributable in Debian after the
> "editorial changes" to the SC have never been realized. 
> Currently, distributing appropriately licensed firmwares without source 
> in the non-free repository is - pragmatically - the best solution for 
> those of our users, who run hardware which requires a binary only 
> firmware.

Just that this doesn't help our users who need it in the installer.

> We need a fundamental solution for this, after Etch has been
> released.

Fully agreed.


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