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Re: [PROPOSAL] Final consensual proposal for the problematic firmware issue in the linux kernel sources.

On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 03:46:57PM -0500, Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Manoj Srivastava]
> >         Given this official statement, I also suggest that the GR
> >  proposal is moot, since the proposer himself believes that the kernel
> >  modules in question can not be distributed by Debian legally.
> There are a few firmware files which are sourceless but explicitly
> _not_ GPL - these are still covered by some or all of the GRs under
> past and present consideration.

I don't understand which GRs cover this one ? 

> Whether this subset of firmware matters much to end users, I couldn't
> say.

tg3, e100 maybe too, those are some very widely widespread ethernet drivers,
used among others in servers, where netbooting is a must.


Sven Luther

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