Bug#484177: firmware-nonfree: keyspan
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 02:10:08PM -0700, Matt Taggart wrote:
> I'm a little unclear on the license of the keyspan firmware. On
> it lists a note for all the keyspan stuff of
> "4. redistributable as part of a Linux or other Open Source operating
> system kernel"
> Does that imply that a stand-alone package like firmware-nonfree would be
> unacceptable? Can we clear this issue up and either
> A.) include it in firmware-nonfree
> B.) have documentation that clearly states the decision (probably on the
> above wiki page, in the firmware-nonfree package, and maybe even have the
> kernel print something when attempting to load those drivers).
yes until now a request_firmware() patch was missing for keyspan.
it got done upstream and is included for 2.6.26 firmware will
be needed to be added too on this side.
otherwise no chance to load a firmware via userspace agent.
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