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Re: Bits from the Debian Eee PC team, summer 2008

On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 10:11:32AM -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> As Robert Millan brought to my attention, in my enthusiasm to present
> our progress towards fully Lenny support for the Eee in the best
> possible light, my announcement muddied the distinction between Lenny
> and non-free when I said that the earliest Eee models are now "fully
> supported" in Lenny. I have corrected my blog article to make it clear
> that full support will not be realized until we have ath5k. The new
> first point of the article reads:
> Earliest Eee models supported in Lenny
> Lenny will release with the atl2 ethernet driver and the non-free
> madwifi-source now works with the earliest Eee models as well, so our
> patched version is no longer needed.  This means Lenny will work with
> all of the earliest models of the Eee PC: 701 (2G and 4G surf, 4G, 8G)
> and 900! All we need now for full support in Lenny is to replace the
> non-free wireless driver with the free ath5k driver when it is ready.

Thanks Ben.

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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