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Re: Binary-only firmware covered by the GPL?

Jeff Garzik wrote:

Well IANAL, but it seems not so cut-n-dried, at least.

Firmware is a program that executes on another processor, so no linking is taking place at all. It is analagous to shipping a binary-only program in your initrd, IMO.

Except the firmware itself is GPL in this case.

// Stefan

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