Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.
On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 07:39:09PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 10:51:30AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > Then let's see some acts. We (lkml) are not the ones with the percieved
> > problem, or the ones discussing it.
> Actually, there are some legitimate problems with some of the files in
> the Linux source base. Last time this came up, the Acenic firmware was
for a similar issue.
Also, one year ago I made some factual research about firmwares in the
Linux kernel 2.4.25. The results are here:
One of the conclusion is that several firmwares would benefit from a
license clarification which explicitly allow redistribution.
Imagine a large red swirl here.