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Re: non-free firmware in the linux kernel

On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 09:13:27PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> how can you consider it as non-program. It is indeed composed of machine code
> destined to run on the controller of the device the driver is written for.

This is incorrect. I know firmware[tm] blobs which only includes data.
You can't decide if it is something which can be executed somewhere.


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		-- Spock, "Dagger of the Mind", stardate 2715.1

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