Re: FYI: open-ath9k-htc-firmware
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 11:48:44PM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> One of my floss friend noticed to me that phoronix reports "Atheros
> Publishes Open-Source WiFi Firmware"
> Source is https://github.com/qca/open-ath9k-htc-firmware and its license
> seems to be DFSG-free one.
> Now Debian provides it as firmware-atheros package (Source: firmware-nonfree)
> so it may help users to run their laptops without annoying to install
> non-free package.
This should be added to the linux-firmware.git repository and then to
our firmware-free source package. Perhaps you could talk to the
Atheros developers and you or they could prepare a patch for
linux-firmware.git? I recently added carl9170, which may be a useful
example to follow.
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