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Re: LCC and blobs

Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com> wrote:

> If the manufacturer wants their device to be supported, they can put a 
> fifty-cent FLASH chip on their hardware and program it before the sale. 
> Debian should be pro-active in publishing a list of devices that require 
> BLOBs in their drivers, so that users are warned away from them.

How does moving firmware from the disk to the hardware (therefore making
it harder to modify and more expensive) further the cause of free

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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