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Re: Bug#396648: ITP: rt73 -- Linux device driver for Ralink RT73 a/b/g WLAN Card

On Nov 02, Josh Triplett <josh@freedesktop.org> wrote:

> One other question: do all variants of this device require firmware from the
> driver, or only some of them?  (Just asking because several other ralink cards,
> such as rt2500, do not seem to require the driver to supply firmware.)  If
> some variants of the device will work without supplied firmware, then the
> driver can go to main, regardless of where or if the firmware gets distributed.

The driver can go in main anyway, since it's the hardware device which
uses the firmware and not the driver.


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