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Re: Bug#221709: ITP: at76c503a-source -- at76c503a driver source

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 11:01:46PM +0100, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 01:25:24PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> The firmware is needed. Without it, the device is completely dumb.
> But there are some devices which can store the fw permanently. Also,
> the fw is distributed on their (windows) installation CDs.
> > One wonders why they don't just open up the source to the firmware
> > drivers since they aren't planning on making any more updates to it.
> I am not sure about this. I think this is true only for the devices with
> Intersil radio.

Does this company even deserve our support?

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