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Re: Bug#502959: general: raff.debian.org uses non-free software

On Di, 21 Okt 2008, Luca Niccoli wrote:
> > raff.debian.org uses a Compaq Smart 5i RAID card. A flash memory is used
> > to store the firmware. While the firmware is freely downloadable (as in
> > beer) on HP website [1], we don't have the corresponding source code.
> May I ask how many computers does the project debian use, which have
> closed source BIOSes (or equivalent)?

100% agreed. We should shut down the Debian project until enough
coreboot is added.

In the end, all these discussions showed that many people here don't
give a piss for the users.

So lets brain fuck ourselves into eternity about eternal freeness.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining@debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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