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Posted Oct 21, 2010 10:06 UTC (Thu) by cortana (subscriber, #24596)
In reply to: Linux Foundation by alex
Parent article: How not to recognize free hardware

That is a great idea and I'd love to see it implemented. However, care would need to be taken with hardware that depends on the presence of firmware that is bundled with the kernel, without a license to do so, and then stripped out by distributions such as Debian and Fedora.


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The firmware problem...

Posted Oct 21, 2010 11:33 UTC (Thu) by alex (subscriber, #1355) [Link]

Do the kernel people still accept firmware blobs into the tree?

The firmware problem...

Posted Oct 21, 2010 13:30 UTC (Thu) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955) [Link]

Not outside of staging, no.


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