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Re: more evil firmwares found


On Friday 09 Apr 2004 7:14 pm, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 02:40:09PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>  > After the resolution of #239952 I started looking for other binary
>  > firmwares distributed by debian. If we follow the same policy the X
>  > and kernel maintainers will have to remove the 3D drivers for the
>  > Matrox and ATI Rage 128 and Radeon video cards.
>  Oh, someone noticed at last...
>  While you are at that:
>      drivers/media/dvb/ttusb-budget/dvb-ttusb-dspbootcode.h
>      drivers/net/myri_code.h
>      drivers/scsi/advansys.c
>      drivers/usb/serial/io_fw_boot.h

	Drivers contribute a lot to an OS functionality. Stripping them away is not a 

	It would be foolish to say that "neat" is "void".


>  I was positively surprised when I noticed that Adaptec provides
>  _source code_ for their firmware.
> --
> Marcelo

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