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Re: Bug#239952: kernel-source-2.6.4: qla2xxx contains non-free firmware

Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com> writes:

> (3) (This case apparently hasn't actually happened.) Drivers/firmware
> released under a DFSG-free license which *doesn't* require source
> distribution -- without source.
> These can go in "non-free"; the absence of source means they aren't
> DFSG-free, I think.

Are you sure this hasn't happened?  What about "GPL, but unmodified
binary distribution is also allowed", which is, AIUI, what many
hardware manufacturers have released their stuff as.

It's still not DFSG-free, of course.

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