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Is Openmoko free software?

Is Openmoko free software?

Posted Jul 24, 2008 19:07 UTC (Thu) by davi (guest, #18853)
In reply to: What do you think about the openmoko? by lolando
Parent article: Interview: Wind River's John Bruggeman

I have been told the GSM driver uses a non-free software BLOB, and maybe too the Bluetooth,
Wifi, GPS and GPU chips.

Do you know if that is real?


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Is Openmoko free software?

Posted Jul 25, 2008 7:12 UTC (Fri) by lolando (subscriber, #7139) [Link]

As far as I know, that was only true for the Neo 1973, and has been fixed for the Freerunner.
I'm no expert however, please consult the nice wiki.

Is Openmoko free software? Ti Calypso GSM chipset

Posted Jul 25, 2008 8:25 UTC (Fri) by davi (guest, #18853) [Link]

It seems Openmoko has been forced to sign a _super_ NDA to be able to use the Ti Calypso GSM
chipset.   

You can read it at http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2007-Januar...


I do not know yet about the Wifi, GPS an other Openmoko devices.


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